from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A brief written acknow-ledgment of indebtedness, differing from a promissory note in not being payable to order or transferable by mere indorsement.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Com.) A brief written acknowledgment of a debt, not made payable to order, like a promissory note.
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- noun A brief written
acknowledgementof a debt, not made payableto order, like a promissory note.
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due + bill?
Every time he bumped one off he'd put a stone under his head, which was his private mark -- a kind of a duebill, as you might say.
Roughing it De Luxe John T. McCutcheon 1910