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Examples from the Web for cheque
At the head of the stairs Linda took the cheque that she carried and tore it into bits.
I found the cheque I wrote you when I got home this afternoon.
She opened it and without any preliminaries handed it and the cheque to the banker.
Endorse this cheque 'Jane Meredith' and make it payable to me personally.
He looked at the cheque speculatively, and then laid it aside and read the letter.
- a bill of exchange drawn on a bank by the holder of a current account; payable into a bank account, if crossed, or on demand, if uncrossed
- Australian and NZ the total sum of money received for contract work or a crop
- Australian and NZ wages
C18: from check, in the sense: a means of verification
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Word Origin and History for cheque
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