Definition of bill of lading in English:

bill of lading

Line breaks: bill of lad¦ing

noun

A detailed list of a ship’s cargo in the form of a receipt given by the master of the ship to the person consigning the goods.
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  • After I had scrutinised the bills of lading regarding the ship's freight, I could not find any nuclear material on board.
  • As already foreshadowed, the substantive claim relates to goods shipped under the bills of lading, all of which were issued by CSAV between May and August 2000.
  • But the clause is not intended to be used if there is no disagreement between the Master and the shipper as to the proposed description of the cargo in the bills of lading.

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