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BILL

Abbreviation for bass increase at low levels , under level.

Bill

(bil),
Arthur H., U.S. obstetrician, 1877-1961. See: Bill maneuver.

bill

(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.

bill

A proposal for new legislation in Parliament. Most important bills are introduced to Parliament by a government minister and relate to public policy. If the bill is approved by a majority of members of both the House of Commons and House of Lords, it will become an Act of Parliament and the law of the land.

bill

see BEAK.

bill

see beak.
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Now living in Clun, Shropshire, Bairnsfather continued penning Old Bill at the start of World War Two, but was not asked to help with the British war effort.
Leaving Old Bill outside to wonder geographically where the wet canteen might be, if there was one, I entered the Adjutant's office to report myself.
The model of Old Bill sold recently with an estimate of PS30-40 but realised PS120.
The League Cup Pairs produced a couple of shock results with Division Two outfit Greville Arrows winning 12-3 against First Division opponents Old Bill and Bull, and another Second Division side, Highwood KB, beating Division One's Highwood 10 -5.
THE preliminary round of the Presidents Cup was on the fixture card for the Forest of Arden Winter League and winning through to the firstround proper were Sheldon Flights, Highwood, Riley's Red Arrows and Old Bill and Bull, who in turn beat Sheldon Arrows, Greville Arrows, Chelmsley Town and Highwood KB.
Old Bill did, accidentally, trigger alarm bells at the Queen's Office, which from then on demanded that birth certificates should be supplied before a birthday telegram was sent.
His classic 1915 picture of two unhappy soldiers in a shell hole and the remark 'Well if you knows of a better 'ole, go to it' remains one of the most famous cartoons and his walrus-moustached, overweight British tommy known as Old Bill became a cult figure.
IMAGINE getting stopped and breathalysed by the Old Bill after knocking back a bottle of vodka.
Ken and his wife, Audrey, were unable to attend the match at the Old Bill & Bull due to a car accident.
LOOKS like former Birds of a Feather star Pauline Quirke has got herself into a spot of bother with the Old Bill.
Fox said he opposed retaining the law firm because it wanted its old bill paid first, but Snow said it was Fox's suggestion to hire the law firm.
Crown stayed in touch with the leaders winning 5-4 at Old Bill and Bull to remain four points adrift with a game in hand.