bill of costs
bill of costs see bill 3a

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

bill of costs
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Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


bill of costs
A detailed statement of a party's costs prepared (usually by a costs draftsman) for a detailed assessment .

Practical Law Dictionary. Glossary of UK, US and international legal terms. . 2010.


bill of costs
n. An itemized and certified (or verified) list of the expenses incurred by the prevailing party in a lawsuit. The pleading is submitted to assist the court in determining how many, if any, of these costs should be paid by the losing party.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.

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  • Bill of costs — Bill Bill, n. [OE. bill, bille, fr. LL. billa (or OF. bille), for L. bulla anything rounded, LL., seal, stamp, letter, edict, roll; cf. F. bille a ball, prob. fr. Ger.; cf. MHG. bickel, D. bikkel, dice. Cf. {Bull} papal edict, {Billet} a paper.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bill of costs — A bill of costs is an itemized list what expenses a prevailing party in a lawsuit or action needs to pay for services procured from a lawyer. It can have varying levels of detail, and should describe the nature of the work done by the lawyer for… …   Wikipedia

  • bill of costs — cost 4b * * * bill of costs An account of a solicitor s charges and outgoings in the conduct of the client s business • • • Main Entry: ↑bill * * * ˌbill of ˈcosts [bill of costs] noun ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bill of costs — Cost Cost, n. [OF. cost, F. co[^u]t. See {Cost}, v. t. ] 1. The amount paid, charged, or engaged to be paid, for anything bought or taken in barter; charge; expense; hence, whatever, as labor, self denial, suffering, etc., is requisite to secure… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bill of costs — An itemized statement of costs and disbursements to be filed by the party entitled to costs and a copy thereof served upon the adverse party. 20 Am J1st Costs § 91 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • bill of costs — noun A statement of the items which form the total amount of the costs of a party to a suit or action …   Wiktionary

  • bill of costs — list of expenditures …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bill of costs — noun Brit. a solicitor s account of charges and expenses incurred …   English new terms dictionary

  • Bill of adventure — Bill Bill, n. [OE. bill, bille, fr. LL. billa (or OF. bille), for L. bulla anything rounded, LL., seal, stamp, letter, edict, roll; cf. F. bille a ball, prob. fr. Ger.; cf. MHG. bickel, D. bikkel, dice. Cf. {Bull} papal edict, {Billet} a paper.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bill of credit — Bill Bill, n. [OE. bill, bille, fr. LL. billa (or OF. bille), for L. bulla anything rounded, LL., seal, stamp, letter, edict, roll; cf. F. bille a ball, prob. fr. Ger.; cf. MHG. bickel, D. bikkel, dice. Cf. {Bull} papal edict, {Billet} a paper.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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