cross-bill

References in classic literature ?
ranged in a line, in a long matted well (but you might look in vain for truth at the bottom of it) between the registrar's red table and the silk gowns, with bills, cross-bills, answers, rejoinders, injunctions, affidavits, issues, references to masters, masters' reports, mountains of costly nonsense, piled before them.
This would once again allow searchers to use their Dialog billing to accurately verify charges from their own records and to better cross-bill clients.