Bill of victualling

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Bill of victualling a list of necessary stores shipped from the bonded warehouse, or for drawback on board vessels proceeding on oversea voyages
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Through Low L. billa, from L. bulla, anything round, a knob, a seal appended to a charter, hence a document bearing a seal, &c. See Bull, an edict.

Usage

In literature:

Hogsheads of rum figure in our old victualing bills.
"Wyndham's Pal" by Harold Bindloss
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