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Definition of bill of exchange

bill of exchange
Note: In some parts of the United States, notably in the Southern States, raise in also commonly applied to the rearing or bringing up of children. I was raised, as they say in Virginia, among the mountains of the North. --Paulding. (d) To bring into being; to produce; to cause to arise, come forth, or appear; -- often with up. I will raise them up a prophet from among their brethren, like unto thee. --Deut. xviii. 18. God vouchsafes to raise another world From him [Noah], and all his anger to forget. --Milton. (e) To give rise to; to set agoing; to occasion; to start; to originate; as, to raise a smile or a blush. Thou shalt not raise a false report. --Ex. xxiii. 1. (f) To give vent or utterance to; to utter; to strike up. Soon as the prince appears, they raise a cry. --Dryden. (g) To bring to notice; to submit for consideration; as, to raise a point of order; to raise an objection. 4. To cause to rise, as by the effect of leaven; to make light and spongy, as bread. Miss Liddy can dance a jig, and raise paste. --Spectator. 5. (Naut.) (a) To cause (the land or any other object) to seem higher by drawing nearer to it; as, to raise Sandy Hook light. (b) To let go; as in the command, Raise tacks and sheets, i. e., Let go tacks and sheets. 6. (Law) To create or constitute; as, to raise a use that is, to create it. --Burrill. To raise a blockade (Mil.), to remove or break up a blockade, either by withdrawing the ships or forces employed in enforcing it, or by driving them away or dispersing them. To raise a check, note, bill of exchange, etc., to increase fraudulently its nominal value by changing the writing, figures, or printing in which the sum payable is specified.

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- 1881 in India and the Bills of Exchange Act 1914 in Mauritius. The Bills of Exchange Act: defines a bill of exchange as: 'an unconditional order in writing...
- The Bills of Exchange Act 1882 is a United Kingdom Act of Parliament concerning bills of exchange. The Act was drafted by Sir Mackenzie Chalmers, who...
- In finance, an exchange rate is the rate at which one currency will be exchanged for another. It is also regarded as the value of one country's currency...
- Bills of Exchange Act may refer to: Bills of Exchange Act 1882 Bills of Exchange Act 1908...
- financial innovations such as the charterparty (once carta partita), the bill of exchange and the insurance policy) produced a requirement for a title do****ent...
- In medieval banking, "usance" denoted the period of time, set by custom, before a bill of exchange could be redeemed at its destination. In today's financial...
- sum of money only to, or to the order of, a certain person, or to the bearer of the instrument. Section 5 - Bill of exchange A "bill of exchange" is an...
- cheque is a bill of exchange drawn on a banker payable on demand'. Under the Bills of Exchange and Banking Act 1882, part 10, bills of exchange are payable...
- The Bills of Exchange Act 1908 is an Act of Parliament p****ed in New Zealand in 1908. Text of the Act...
- Books of the Western World, book 1, chap. 11, p. 453. "Bill of Exchange facts, information, pictures - Encyclopedia.com articles about Bill of Exchange"....
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