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bank note

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noun
  1. a promissory note, payable on demand, issued by an authorized bank and intended to circulate as money.
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Origin of bank note

First recorded in 1685–95
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Examples from the Web for bank note

Historical Examples

  • "It is certain that no one can have touched the bank-note in this office, sir," he said aloud.

    The Channings

    Mrs. Henry Wood

  • Is it of stealing that bank-note of Galloway's that you presume to accuse my brother?

    The Channings

    Mrs. Henry Wood

  • The theft of old Galloway's bank-note has been traced to Arthur Channing.

    The Channings

    Mrs. Henry Wood

  • They can't really suspect Arthur of stealing the bank-note, you know.

    The Channings

    Mrs. Henry Wood

  • He had asked for ten pounds, and she had sent him a bank-note.

    Cleo The Magnificent

    Louis Zangwill