Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


"True bill against that 'ere," he said, then drew his head in again.

If so, then it is probably a lie: if not, then probably it is a true bill.

"It's a true bill about Cruickshank, old man," Corbett said.

I heard Mr. Craig say cheerfully and confidently, 'It's a true bill: try Him.'

Why this, I fear, Ben, is a true bill against the poor Heathens.

The jury heard witnesses and returned the presentment, "Not a true bill."

The expression is now obsolete, “not a true bill,” “no bill,” being used.

I suggest that a true bill be found at once, and that we proceed to more important matters.

The same evidence which had before been given was now repeated, and a true bill was returned.

If the grand jury decides that the accusation is true, they then write on the back of the bill, "A true bill" or "Found."