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bill of health

(bĭl)
n.
1. A certificate stating whether there is infectious disease aboard a ship or in a port of departure, given to the ship's master to present at the next port of arrival.
2. An attestation as to condition, especially a favorable one.

bill of health

(bil) [L. billa, variant of bulla]
A public health certificate stating that passengers on a public conveyance or ship are free of infectious disease.
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But Georgia, two, survived and now, for the first time in her life, doctors have given her a clean bill of health.
Rod Millman has given Sergeant Cecil a clean bill of health after his heroics in the totesport Ebor at York on Wednesday.
Meanwhile, Ryanair adverts have been given a clean bill of health in Britain after newspaper promotions featured Saddam Hussein and his wartime spokesman "Comical Ali".
That means a clean bill of health as Little tries to coax a productive season from such a middle-aged everyday lineup.
I have got a clean bill of health in that the fracture has healed, and there is no reason why I can't get on with it now.
The Irish boss replaced injured Gary Dempsey and Luke Rogers, who was unable to get his Irish passport in time with Graham Ward and Michael Keane but other than that he has a clean bill of health.
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There was the thought that the injury could land him on the disabled list before the season began, and even though he played four innings against the Seattle Mariners a clean bill of health awaits.
A MUM told to have an abortion after docs spotted two holes in her unborn baby's heart yesterday wept with joy after her daughter was given a clean bill of health.
So far this year the company has secured short term funding, received a clean bill of health from its auditors and is therefore ready to file the necessary paperwork with the SEC to move to a better exchange, and finally, as noted in the previous press release dated June 25, 2004, the company is now being aggressively marketed in the Pacific Rim.
Sadly though, that sense of freedom and rebellion was snatched away when saccharin got a clean bill of health.
The cat food was tested and given a clean bill of health.