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for To protest a bill
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Protest \Pro*test"\, v. t.
1. To make a solemn declaration or affirmation of; to
proclaim; to display; as, to protest one's loyalty.
I will protest your cowardice. --Shak.
2. To call as a witness in affirming or denying, or to prove
an affirmation; to appeal to.
Fiercely [they] opposed
My journey strange, with clamorous uproar
Protesting fate supreme. --Milton.
To protest a bill or To protest a note (Law), to make a
solemn written declaration, in due form, on behalf of the
holder, against all parties liable for any loss or damage
to be sustained by the nonacceptance or the nonpayment of
the bill or note, as the case may be. This should be made
by a notary public, whose seal it is the usual practice to
affix. --Kent. --Story.
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