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bill 1

 (bĭl)
n.
1. An itemized list or statement of fees or charges.
2. A statement or list of particulars, such as a theater program or menu.
3. The entertainment offered by a theater.
4. A public notice, such as an advertising poster.
5.
a. A piece of legal paper money: a ten-dollar bill.
b. Slang One hundred dollars.
6.
a. A bill of exchange.
b. Obsolete A promissory note.
7.
a. A draft of a proposed law presented for approval to a legislative body.
b. The law enacted from such a draft: a bottle bill in effect in three states; the GI Bill.
8. Law
a. A document containing the formal statement of a case in equity; a complaint seeking equitable relief.
b. An indictment or charge in an indictment against an accused person.
tr.v. billed, bill·ing, bills
1. To present a statement of costs or charges to.
2. To enter on a statement of costs or on a particularized list.
3.
a. To advertise or schedule by public notice or as part of a program.
b. To declare or describe officially; proclaim: a policy that was billed as an important departure for the administration.

[Middle English bille, from Norman French, from Medieval Latin billa, alteration of bulla, seal on a document, from Latin, bubble.]

bill′a·ble adj.

bill 2

 (bĭl)
n.
1. A structure projecting from the head of a bird, consisting of the jaws and their horny covering and including the upper and lower mandibles; a beak.
2. A similar horny mouth part, such as that of a turtle.
3. The visor of a cap.
4. Nautical The tip of the fluke of an anchor.
intr.v. billed, bill·ing, bills
To touch beaks together.
Idiom:
bill and coo
To kiss or caress and murmur endearments.

[Middle English, from Old English bile.]

bill 3

 (bĭl)
n.
1. A billhook.
2. A halberd or similar weapon with a hooked blade and a long handle.

[Middle English bil, from Old English bill.]

billed

(bɪld)

adj.
having a bill or beak, esp. of a specified kind (usu. used in combination): a yellow-billed magpie.
[1350–1400]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.billed - having a beak or bill as specifiedbilled - having a beak or bill as specified; "a thick-billed bird"; "a long-billed cap"
combining form - a bound form used only in compounds; "`hemato-' is a combining form in words like `hematology'"
beaked - having or resembling a beak
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You see, he was billed for the king's-evil -- to touch for it, I mean -- and it wouldn't be right to disappoint the house and it wouldn't make a delay worth considering, any- way, it was only a one-night stand.
The tow-headed leopard man, who was billed on the boards as Raoul Castlemon and was called Ralph by his intimates, was already in the cage.
In many cases, being billed on meter is better than being billed on frontage.
Indeed, HCFA's own consolidated billing consultant has recommended that PEN therapies continue to be billed by suppliers.