A receipt for property that has been left or deposited, as in Give me your claim check and I'll pick up your laundry for you. This term most often refers to a receipt for such items as laundry (left for washing), clothes (for dry cleaning), a car (for servicing), or baggage (for short-term storage). [First half of 1900s]
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Example sentences from the Web for claim check
I have made a careful search, and no trunk with the number on your claim-check is here.Brenda's Ward|Helen Leah Reed