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Treasury note

or treasury note

a note or bill issued by the U.S. Department of the Treasury, receivable as legal tender for all debts except as otherwise expressly provided.
Origin of Treasury note
First recorded in 1750-60 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • And Mr. Willie Pond handed the other a five-hundred dollar Treasury note.

    Wild Bill's Last Trail Ned Buntline
  • Topmost was a five dollar Treasury note; bottom-most another of the same denomination.

  • I distrust, dislike, and would fain eschew, this Treasury note resource.

  • One of the officers, a captain, bought a canteen of whisky of him, and offered a United States Treasury note in payment.

    The Lost Army Thomas W. Knox
  • A Treasury note invited the supporters of the government to vote against the motion.

  • The Treasury note bill was one of the first measures on which the struggle took place.

  • At the next village one of them purchased a canteen of whisky, and offered the grocer a National Treasury note in payment.

    The Secret Service. Albert D. Richardson
British Dictionary definitions for Treasury note

treasury note

(a note issued by a government treasury and generally receivable as legal tender for any debt, esp)
  1. a medium-term interest-bearing obligation issued by the US Treasury, maturing in from one to five years
  2. Also called currency note. a note issued by the British Treasury in 1914 to the value of £1 or ten shillings: amalgamated with banknotes in 1928
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