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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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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 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.
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.
Like the Old Bill, they are not interested in how they got there.
Toys were also donated by Forest members together with the Old Bill & Bull to be delivered in time for Christmas.
It was League Cup Pairs week in the Forest of Arden Winter League and there were wins for Old Bill and Bull, Highwood KB, Riley's Red Arrows, Riley's Wings and Highwood, who in turn defeated Greville Arms, Sheldon Flights, Sheldon Arrows, Old Bill and Bull Flights and Riley's Flights.
We will see it as a major defeat if some old girl hasn't called the Old Bill from her bungalow while 40,000 Millwall fans are urinating on her petunias.
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.
WHILE enjoying The New Bill (ITV, Friday) I can't help wondering if it means all previous epsiodes are now called The Old Bill.
The Old Bill stayed right to the end and had a great time," the reveller said.
Top and bottom teams from group three met each other, leaders New Firs Flights winning 5-2 at Scanlons, while group two team Old Bill and Bull won 5-2 away to Castle Vale Residents Association from group three.