demand note

  1. a note payable upon presentation.

Origin of demand note

First recorded in 1860–65

Words Nearby demand note Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use demand note in a sentence

  • It seemed to me that a rate-collector, presenting a demand note, could have boasted a more graceful errand.

  • It was a demand note, because, when we fixed it up, Barrington had said he wanted it to run an indeterminate time.

  • I gave Barlow a demand note, with the farm as collateral, to cover the loan he had made me.

  • A demand note, said Grierson, with musty gravity, is a negotiable instrument running for an indefinite period.

    Sudden Jim | Clarence Budington Kelland
  • Grierson, said Jim, have you ever made the acquaintance of the creature known as a demand note?

    Sudden Jim | Clarence Budington Kelland

British Dictionary definitions for demand note

demand note

  1. a promissory note payable on demand

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