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sales slip

a receipt or other slip of paper issued by a store or other vendor showing where a purchase was made and also the amount, date, department, etc.
Also called sales check, sales receipt.
Origin of sales slip
First recorded in 1925-30 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • He scribbled a note on the back of a sales slip and left it at Miss Whippet's post by the stocking counter.

    Where the Blue Begins Christopher Morley
  • I don't want you to know a bill of lading from a sales slip when you see it.

    Fanny Herself Edna Ferber
  • Woodie lets on not to hear this last, but grabs a sales slip and gets busy jottin' down items.

    Torchy, Private Sec. Sewell Ford
  • And for unique items, just detach the tag and put it with the sales slip.

    Null-ABC Henry Beam Piper and John Joseph McGuire
  • Floorwalker reverently covers the body with a cloth, then looks at the name on the sales slip.

    Plum Pudding Christopher Morley

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