drafts, bills, and acceptances payable by banks.
commercial paper that may be discounted in a bank.
The depreciation of bank paper procured the appointment of a bullion committee.
Worcestershire in the Nineteenth Century T. C. Turberville
The bank paper, the bank seal—even the signature of the letter he knew by name.
John Ames, Native Commissioner Bertram Mitford
The bank paper, making common cause with it, shared its fate.
Love Me Little, Love Me Long Charles Reade
Millions upon millions of bank paper have been added to the circulation.
The Works of Daniel Webster, Volume 1 Daniel Webster
That great man, though a friend to bank paper, was an enemy to government paper.
Thirty Years’ View (Vol. II of 2) Thomas Hart Benton
He wrote his letter—on bank paper—and then went back to Sum Fat’s to await developments.
Rdan The Devil And Other Stories Louis Becke
The next year they stopped all bank paper sent forth under the authority of the states by means of a prohibitive tax.
History of the United States Charles A. Beard and Mary R. Beard
The sum was part in specie, part in bank paper, and part in circular notes payable to the name of James Gregory.
The Lock And Key Library Various
I have called the actual circulation of bank paper in the United States, two hundred millions of dollars.
Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson Thomas Jefferson
Her wars for the restoration of the Capet Bourbons were kept up by loans and subsidies created out of bank paper.
Thirty Years’ View (Vol. I of 2) Thomas Hart Benton
- Bank rate
the rate of discount fixed by a bank or banks. British. the discount charge set by a central bank, as by the Bank of England. Historical Examples But it must not be supposed that when bank rate is ineffective the Bank of England is doing no business. Readings in Money and Banking Chester Arthur Phillips […]
money in one’s possession; monetary resources. Informal. to finance; provide funds for: to bankroll a new play. Contemporary Examples But evangelical Christian voters notice them and so do those Jewish contributors who do bankroll Republicans. Cain’s Palestine Blunder Dan Ephron October 31, 2011 He may have illegally borrowed black music to build his own bankroll. […]
- Bank shot
Basketball. a shot into the basket, made by rebounding the ball off the backboard. Billiards, Pool. a shot in which the cue ball or object ball is banked. Contemporary Examples Rick Santorum aims for a bank shot: win Wisconsin and collect delegates in Maryland. 5 Things to Watch in Maryland’s Republican Primary Ben Jacobs April […]
- Bank run
bank run The concerted action of depositors who try to withdraw their money from a bank because they fear that the bank will fail. Contemporary Examples The next question is whether this triggers a bank run, with foreign deposits fleeing the country. New Deal for Cyprus, Bank Run to Follow? Megan McArdle March 23, 2013 […]