What does the word bill mean?

Usage examples for bill

  1. The bill did not immediately effect its purpose, and the slavers made the most of the opportunity. – The South American Republics Part I of II by Thomas C. Dawson
  2. And Bill and Tom walked out. – When Egypt Went Broke by Holman Day
  3. " Stand by the thing for my sake if not for the sake of the bill. – The High Calling by Charles M. Sheldon