In equity pleading. A bill for the discovery of facts resting in the knowledge of the defendant, or of deeds or writings, or other things in his custody or power; but seeking no relief in consequence of the discovery, though it may pray for a stay of proceedings at law till the discovery is made. Story, Eq. PI.
Link to This DefinitionDid you find this definition of DISCOVERY, BILL OF helpful? You can share it by copying the code below and adding it to your blog or web page.
Written and fact checked by The Law Dictionary