bill of health

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bill of health

1. An official report that a ship's crew is in good health. If the ship received a bill of health before departing, why are so many people onboard suddenly sick?
2. A statement affirming the condition of something. Thank goodness my car got a clean bill of health at its inspection—I can't afford any big expenses right now.
See also: bill, health, of
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The bill of health is no problem but I have changed my insurance company three times in the last five years, moving for a better deal, and don't even know who my policy was with that long ago.