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trust company

a company or corporation organized to exercise the functions of a trustee, but usually engaging also in other banking and financial activities.
Origin of trust company
An Americanism dating back to 1825-35 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Has Raish been to see you about buyin' the trust company stock?

    Galusha the Magnificent Joseph C. Lincoln
  • That trust company crowd was getting anxious, so the Phipps woman says.

    Galusha the Magnificent Joseph C. Lincoln
  • The trust company was known to her, even its president's signature.

    Mr. Kris Kringle S. Weir Mitchell
  • These they deposit with some trust company or banking institution.

  • The advantages of the plans of the trust company are too obvious to need comment.

    Frenzied Finance Thomas W. Lawson
  • And she understands this trust company business as well as her father.

    Aladdin & Co. Herbert Quick
  • The trust company will be called on to make good some of its guaranties—and must do it.

    Aladdin & Co. Herbert Quick
  • Her support was assured, for her income was paid to her through a trust company.

    Jennie Gerhardt Theodore Dreiser
  • There's a directors' meeting of a trust company to-morrow which I have to attend.

    Mr. Crewe's Career, Complete Winston Churchill
  • How would you like to see your husband president of a trust company?

    A Modern Chronicle, Complete Winston Churchill
British Dictionary definitions for trust company

trust company

a commercial bank or other enterprise organized to perform trustee functions Also called trust corporation
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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