Examples from the Web for quittance
The portrait has the look of being designed as a quittance in full of old scores.
He must have legal purgation, discharge, release from custody, quittance.Napoleon the Little|Victor Hugo
Hereat the brewer did wonder, and desired to see the quittance.The Sources and Analogues of 'A Midsummer-night's Dream'|Compiled by Frank Sidgwick
No gipsy shall cut the value of a broom—no boy so much as take a bird's nest—without paying thee a quittance.Kenilworth|Sir Walter Scott
Very good, then, Master Tibbald: if you will pay the Council that sum, its secretary shall make you out a note of quittance.'Merry-Garden and Other Stories|Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch