warehouse receipt


warehouse receipt
ware·house receipt n: a receipt issued by a person engaged in the business of storage for hire that constitutes a document of title

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

warehouse receipt
n.
A document issued by a person who runs a warehouse, indicating that the goods have been deposited into his or her care, which serves as a document of title for its holder.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


warehouse receipt
A written document given by a warehouseman for items received for storage in his or her warehouse, which serves as evidence of title to the stored goods.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


warehouse receipt
A written document given by a warehouseman for items received for storage in his or her warehouse, which serves as evidence of title to the stored goods.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

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  • warehouse receipt — noun : a receipt that constitutes a document of title and is issued by a warehouseman engaged in the business of storage for hire * * * a receipt for goods placed in a warehouse. [1885 90] …   Useful english dictionary

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  • holder of warehouse receipt — A person who has both actual possession of, and a right of property in, a warehouse receipt. Uniform Warehouse Receipts Act § 58. The person in possession of a document of title which is a warehouse receipt. UCC § 1 201(5) …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • field warehouse receipt — Document issued by warehouseman evidencing receipt of goods which have been stored. Such may be used as collateral for loans. See also field warehousing warehouse receipt …   Black's law dictionary

  • field warehouse receipt — Document issued by warehouseman evidencing receipt of goods which have been stored. Such may be used as collateral for loans. See also field warehousing warehouse receipt …   Black's law dictionary


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