Quittance



[kwit-ns] /ˈkwɪt ns/

noun
1.
recompense or requital.
2.
discharge from a debt or obligation.
3.
a document certifying discharge from debt or obligation, as a receipt.
/ˈkwɪtəns/
noun
1.
release from debt or other obligation
2.
a receipt or other document certifying this
n.

c.1200, “payment, compensation;” c.1300, “discharge from an obligation,” from Old French quitance (Modern French quittance), from quiter (see quit (v.)).

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