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bank bill

noun Chiefly U.S.
  1. a bank note.
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Origin of bank bill

First recorded in 1690–1700
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Historical Examples of bank bill

  • As he said this, he laid down a bank-bill upon the counter just within the window.

    Stuyvesant

    Jacob Abbott

  • Mr. Carewe produced a bank-bill about which the boy beheld a halo.

    The Two Vanrevels

    Booth Tarkington

  • The trader's wife slipped a bank-bill into the colored woman's hand.

    The Entailed Hat

    George Alfred Townsend

  • In the chest of drawers, there is a bank-bill for five hundred francs.

    Les Misrables

    Victor Hugo

  • Good ſenſe is a bank-bill, convenient for change, negotiable at all times, and current in all places.


British Dictionary definitions for bank bill

bank bill

noun
  1. Also called: bank draft a bill of exchange drawn by one bank on another
  2. Also called: banker's bill US a banknote
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