revenue stamp

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noun

a stamp showing that a governmental tax has been paid.

Origin of revenue stamp

First recorded in 1860–65
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Examples from the Web for revenue stamp

  • "All I lost was the revenue-stamp on the check," said the Idiot.

    The Idiot at Home|John Kendrick Bangs