dock receipt

dock receipt
noun
Etymology: dock (IV)
: a receipt issued by a shipping company for cargo delivered at the pier and later exchanged for a bill of lading

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • dock receipt — Also known as dock warrant. A type of interim certificate issued by maritime shipping company upon delivery of goods at the dock, often entitling the designated person to have a bill of lading issued to him. Trade usage may in some cases entitle… …   Black's law dictionary

  • dock receipt — Also known as dock warrant. A type of interim certificate issued by maritime shipping company upon delivery of goods at the dock, often entitling the designated person to have a bill of lading issued to him. Trade usage may in some cases entitle… …   Black's law dictionary

  • dock receipt — wharfinger s receipt A receipt for goods given by a dock warehouse or wharf, acknowledging that the goods are awaiting shipment. A more formal document is a dock warrant or wharfinger s warrant (see warrant), which gives the holder title to the… …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • receipt — a written acknowledgement of having received money or goods specified Also statement Euroclear Clearing and Settlement glossary A detailed summary of an account. Euroclear Clearing and Settlement glossary See deposit receipt, withdrawal receipt.… …   Financial and business terms

  • receipt — A document acknowledging that a specified payment has been made. For payments made by cheque, the cheque itself functions as the receipt. See also dock receipt; mate s receipt …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • dock warrant — See dock receipt …   Black's law dictionary

  • dock warrant — See dock receipt …   Black's law dictionary

  • dock-warrant — dockˈ warrant noun A warehouse receipt • • • Main Entry: ↑dock …   Useful english dictionary

  • dock warrant — A warehouse receipt …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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