waybill. Maritime law. A document acknowledging the receipt of goods by a carrier or by the shipper’s agent and the contract for the transportation of those goods. ? Unlike a bill of lading, a waybill is not a document of title and is nonnegotiable. ¡ª Abbr. WB. Cf. BILL OF LADING.

air waybill. A waybill for goods shipped by air. Cf. overseas bill of lading under BILL OF LADING.

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