Treasury note

or treasury note

  1. a note or bill issued by the U.S. Department of the Treasury, receivable as legal tender for all debts except as otherwise expressly provided.

Origin of Treasury note

First recorded in 1750–60

Words Nearby Treasury note Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Treasury note in a sentence

  • Craig handed a small Treasury note to the groom, who took it with a grin and touched his hat.

    The Silent Bullet | Arthur B. Reeve

British Dictionary definitions for treasury note

treasury note

  1. (a note issued by a government treasury and generally receivable as legal tender for any debt, esp)

    • a medium-term interest-bearing obligation issued by the US Treasury, maturing in from one to five years

    • Also called: currency note a note issued by the British Treasury in 1914 to the value of £1 or ten shillings: amalgamated with banknotes in 1928

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