- a money dealer who buys, sells, discounts, or negotiates bills of exchange or promissory notes.
Origin of bill broker
An Americanism dating back to 1825–35
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Examples from the Web for bill broker
You know very well that our grandfather was a bill-broker, and rather a seedy one at that.The Bishop's Apron
W. Somerset Maugham
The bill-broker's fair-tressed young wife whispered of curiosity concerning him to Nataly.One of Our Conquerors, Complete
When acting thus the bill-broker is not a broker at all, as he deals as principal and does not act as agent.
Lucien started, as if the bill-broker had thrust a red-hot skewer through his heart.A Distinguished Provincial at Paris
Honore de Balzac
The bill-broker who discounted the bills speedily discovered their fraudulent nature; but he knew that the money was safe.Henry Dunbar
M. E. Braddon
- a person whose business is the purchase and sale of bills of exchange
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