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bank paper

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  1. drafts, bills, and acceptances payable by banks.
  2. commercial paper that may be discounted in a bank.

Origin of bank paper

First recorded in 1780–90
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Historical Examples

  • A bill for punishing forgeries of bank-paper passed to the third reading by fourteen to six.

    Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson

    Thomas Jefferson

  • A flimsy bit of bank-paper, lying on the table, would get blown about like a feather in a gale.