a receipt, certificate, list, or similar brief piece of writing.
a scrap of paper.
a certificate representing a fraction of a share of stock.
a certificate to be exchanged for goods, as at a company store.
a certificate indicating the right of the holder to receive payment later in the form of cash, goods, or land.
paper currency in denominations of less than one dollar, formerly issued in the United States.
a written certificate, list, etc
a small scrap, esp of paper with writing on it
a certificate representing a claim to part of a share of stock
the shares allocated in a bonus issue
(archaic) a small bag or wallet, as carried by pilgrims
(informal) a medical prescription
a small bag or wallet usually fastened to the girdle (1 Sam. 17:40); “a shepherd’s bag.” In the New Testament it is the rendering of Gr. pera, which was a bag carried by travellers and shepherds, generally made of skin (Matt. 10:10; Mark 6:8; Luke 9:3; 10:4). The name “scrip” is meant to denote that the bag was intended to hold scraps, fragments, as if scraped off from larger articles, trifles.
noun 1. a person who practices scripophily.
noun 1. the collecting by hobbyists of old stock certificates and bonds that have no intrinsic value other than their aesthetic appeal or relative rarity. noun 1. the hobby of collecting bonds and share certificates, esp those of historical interest noun the collection of old financial documents, such as stock and bond certificates Word Origin […]
noun 1. Edward Wyllis [wil-is] /ˈwɪl ɪs/ (Show IPA), 1854–1926, U.S. newspaper publisher.
verb, Latin. 1. he wrote (it); she wrote (it).