or treasury note
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.
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Origin of Treasury note
First recorded in 1750–60
Words nearby Treasury note
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British Dictionary definitions for Treasury note
(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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