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bank check

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  1. cashier's check.
  2. a check that the holder of a checking account draws on a bank for payment.
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Origin of bank check

An Americanism dating back to 1795–1805
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Examples from the Web for bank check

Historical Examples

  • Herman took a bank-check from his pocket and handed it to his host.

    The Queen Of Spades

    Alexander Sergeievitch Poushkin

  • If you'll wait thirty days you'll get a bank-check or cash, just as they choose.

    Blue Goose

    Frank Lewis Nason

  • The enclosed slip was a bank-check, duly stamped and endorsed.

  • Remittances should be made, if possible, by Bank-check or by Postal money-order.

  • Remittances should be made, if possible, by Bank-check or Postal money-order.