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BILL, SINGLE, contracts. A writing by which one person or more, promises to another or others, to pay him or them a sum of money at a time therein specified, without any condition. It is usually under seal; and when so, it is sometimes, if not commonly, called a bill obligatory. (q. v.) 2 S. & R. 115.
     2. It differs from a promissory note in this, that the latter is always payable to order; and from a bond, because that instrument has always a condition attached to it, on the performance of which it is satisfied. 5 Com. Dig. 194; 7 Com. 357.

SINGLE. By itself, unconnected.
     2. A single bill is one without any condition, and does not depend upon any future event to give it validity. Single is also applied to an unmarried person; as, A B, single woman. Vide Simplex.

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The southbound single-decker bus was taking around 30 children to nearby Queen Margaret Academy.
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A man died after his car was involved in a crash with a single-decker bus on a Shropshire road, said an ambulance service spokesman.
The 66-year-old, who died in hospital, was one of seven pedestrians injured when a single-decker bus collided with a double decker, two vans and a car at the exit to the bus station at around 11.
Another woman had to be cut from the single-decker bus by Kent Fire and Rescue Services after being trapped under a seat.
The female driver of the Stagecoach single-decker bus had to be freed from the wreckage and one of the passengers was also hurt.

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