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revenue stamp

noun

  1. a stamp showing that a governmental tax has been paid.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of revenue stamp1

First recorded in 1860–65

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Example Sentences

The cellophane came unsealed with surprising ease: so did the revenue stamp.

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

There's a feller which he got it such a breath, Moe, he ought to put a revenue stamp on his chin.

Geometric lathework was used on a number of the United States stamps of the issue of 1861 and also on the $5,000 revenue stamp.

Folded in a particular way, a simple revenue-stamp would then be exposed to view, and frank the letter.

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