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
In this cockamamie get-rich scheme, would they all issue an apology if he cut a check?
We try to avoid going away for too long, so we can check back in.
She came to sound check, that was the first time we ever performed it, and it was really cool.Deer Tick's John McCauley on Ten Years in Rock and Roll|James Joiner|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
To judge her acting abilities for yourself, check out her videos on YouTube for “Sex Shooter.”Speed Read: The Juiciest Bits From the History of ‘Purple Rain’|Jennie Yabroff|January 1, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Defenders of the status quo claim the old rules protect consumers.Why Do ‘Progressives’ Want to Ban Uber and AirBnB?|Adam Thierer, Christopher Koopman|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The purchasers found that this claim was not well founded, and sought to recover their money.Women in the fine arts, from the Seventh Century B.C. to the Twentieth Century A.D.|Clara Erskine Clement
I claim that it contains many errors of fact, and the Higher Criticism supports the claim; as we shall see.God and my Neighbour|Robert Blatchford
He took mental inventory of his possessions and what he could lay claim to, and he happened to think about his wife's homestead.
Having thus enrolled himself as one of the Agency Indians, he had a claim on this the Agency doctor.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson
"Very well," said the other, handing him a check for twenty-five dollars as a retainer, and straightway left the office.