a bank, as a Federal Reserve Bank, empowered by a government to issue currency.
It will give me hundreds of thousands—twice as much as all the bank issue.
Cord and Creese James de Mille
- Bank loan
an amount of money loaned at interest by a bank to a borrower, usually on collateral security, for a certain period of time. Historical Examples What the proportion between the bank loan and the bons de trésor in circulation is I am unable to ascertain. Diary of the Besieged Resident in Paris Henry Labouchre How […]
- Bank manager
noun a person who directs the business of a local branch of a bank Contemporary Examples Asking about sales, believe me, is like asking your bank manager about your bank balance. Can Pulp Win the Booker? Allen Barra September 6, 2011 Historical Examples He went to a well-known jewelry establishment recommended by the bank manager, […]
- Bank money
checks, drafts, and bank credits other than currency that are the equivalent of money. Historical Examples The public nature of bank money has led to many forms of public regulation of their issues. The Principles of Economics Frank A. Fetter If he has no bank money of his own, he must purchase it of those […]
- Bank night
Informal. (especially in the 1930s) an evening when prizes are awarded to members of the audience at a motion-picture theater.