bill of costs
bill of costs see bill 3a

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

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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

  • Costs (English law) — Costs is a term of art in civil litigation in English law (the law of England and Wales), and in other Commonwealth jurisdictions. After judgment has been given, the judge has the power to order who will pay the lawyers fees and other… …   Wikipedia

  • bill — n 1: a draft of a law presented to a legislature for enactment; also: the law itself the GI bill ap·pro·pri·a·tions bill /ə ˌprō prē ā shənz /: a bill providing money for government expenses and programs ◇ Appropriations bills originate in the… …   Law dictionary

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