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demand note

a note payable upon presentation.
Origin of demand note
First recorded in 1860-65 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • I gave Barlow a demand note, with the farm as collateral, to cover the loan he had made me.

  • It was his own demand note, payable to John Starkweather and endorsed by him to Mirabelle.

    Rope Holworthy Hall
  • A demand note, said Grierson, with musty gravity, is a negotiable instrument running for an indefinite period.

    Sudden Jim Clarence Budington Kelland
  • No rate collector irritates them with his imperious "demand note."

    London's Underworld Thomas Holmes
  • Grierson, said Jim, have you ever made the acquaintance of the creature known as a demand note?

    Sudden Jim Clarence Budington Kelland
  • Yet Mr. Mix beamed, with almost ecclesiastical poise, upon the holder of his demand note, and tried her with honey.

    Rope Holworthy Hall
  • It seemed to me that a rate-collector, presenting a demand note, could have boasted a more graceful errand.

  • demand note—A promissory note or acceptance payable on presentation or on demand.

  • He played sympathetic good fellow, and offered to lend me fifty thousand dollars on a demand note.

  • Due Bill—A written acknowledgment of an amount due; of the same effect as a demand note.

British Dictionary definitions for demand note

demand note

a promissory note payable on demand
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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