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bank examiner

noun
1.
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
1865-1870
An Americanism dating back to 1865-70
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  • By my authority as bank examiner, I order this place cleared!

  • She held it forward in her shaking hands for the inspection of the bank examiner.

  • Then the bank examiner delivered the crusher that he had been holding in reserve.

  • 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
  • You can't let a bank examiner in to count $2,200 and close your doors.

    Roads of Destiny

    O. Henry
  • It seems he'd made a large loan without security to an unknown person, and the bank examiner was coming to-day.

  • Later he accepted a position as bank examiner in the eastern part of the State.

    A Year in the Fields John Burroughs
  • 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

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