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due bill

a brief written acknowledgment of indebtedness, not payable to order.
Origin of due bill
1785-95, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • He would give his due-bill, and would certainly remit to me at San Francisco, but really couldn't tell exactly when!

    Across America James F. Rusling
  • He spoke so firmly that I was persuaded to make him a little loan, taking his due-bill for it, which he always insisted on giving.

    The Burial of the Guns Thomas Nelson Page
British Dictionary definitions for due-bill

due bill

(mainly US) a document acknowledging indebtedness, exchangeable for goods or services
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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