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bank examiner

a public official appointed under U.S. state or federal laws to inspect and audit the operations and accounts of banks in the examiner's jurisdiction.
Origin of bank examiner
An Americanism dating back to 1865-70 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • The bank examiner, Gard recalled, had steadily given the Second National a clean bill of health.

    Uncle Sam Detective William Atherton Du Puy
  • By my authority as bank examiner, I order this place cleared!

  • I would send the porter with you but he is sick, and the others are very busy, with the bank examiner in charge.

    Dick the Bank Boy Frank V. Webster
  • She held it forward in her shaking hands for the inspection of the bank examiner.

  • I begin to see what you are hinting at—he is no bank examiner at all, but the officer Mr. Gibbs said he would have to send for!

    Dick the Bank Boy Frank V. Webster
  • Then the bank examiner delivered the crusher that he had been holding in reserve.

  • The bank examiner changed his position, and leaned his chin upon his other hand.

    Roads of Destiny O. Henry
  • The bank examiner and the cashier were down early to breakfast.

  • This latter was the account that had dwelt in the mind of Newton, the bank examiner.

    Uncle Sam Detective William Atherton Du Puy
  • Beware of hasty deductions—as the bank examiner told the cashier.

    Stepsons of Light Eugene Manlove Rhodes

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