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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. 2018.
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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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