drafts, bills, and acceptances payable by banks.
commercial paper that may be discounted in a bank.
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Origin of bank paper
First recorded in 1780–90
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Examples from the Web for bank paper
A flimsy bit of bank-paper, lying on the table, would get blown about like a feather in a gale.Johnny Ludlow, Third Series|Mrs. Henry Wood
A bill for punishing forgeries of bank-paper passed to the third reading by fourteen to six.