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bill broker

  1. a money dealer who buys, sells, discounts, or negotiates bills of exchange or promissory notes.
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Origin of bill broker

An Americanism dating back to 1825–35
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Historical Examples of bill broker

  • You know very well that our grandfather was a bill-broker, and rather a seedy one at that.

    The Bishop's Apron

    W. Somerset Maugham

  • The bill-broker's fair-tressed young wife whispered of curiosity concerning him to Nataly.

  • When acting thus the bill-broker is not a broker at all, as he deals as principal and does not act as agent.

  • Lucien started, as if the bill-broker had thrust a red-hot skewer through his heart.

  • The bill-broker who discounted the bills speedily discovered their fraudulent nature; but he knew that the money was safe.

    Henry Dunbar

    M. E. Braddon

British Dictionary definitions for bill broker

bill broker

  1. a person whose business is the purchase and sale of bills of exchange
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