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Bank bill

a bank note.
Historical Examples

He had never seen a bank bill for a larger sum than twenty dollars before, but five hundred was printed on this.
Aunt Jimmy’s Will Mabel Osgood Wright

This was the case with the bank bill, and the distribution bill.
Thirty Years’ View (Vol. II of 2) Thomas Hart Benton

Then, drawing out the contents, he found them to be a half sheet of note paper and a bank bill.
Five Hundred Dollars Horatio Alger

“Stand still, do,” she urged, laying a bank bill on his cart.
Old Caravan Days Mary Hartwell Catherwood

The rejection of the bank bill gave great vexation to one side, and equal exultation to the other.
Thirty Years’ View (Vol. II of 2) Thomas Hart Benton

Nowadays, a bank bill stands for its face value in gold, if it be a National Bank issue.
Old Times on the Upper Mississippi George Byron Merrick

“Here are five dollars,” went on the young man, producing a bank bill.
The Boy Pilot of the Lakes Frank V. Webster

Washington was sorely perplexed by the controversy and was on the point of vetoing the bank bill.
The Life of John Marshall (Volume 2 of 4) Albert J. Beveridge

The supply which Lady V—— mentioned, accompanied this letter, and was a bank bill of three hundred pounds.
Memoirs of Miss Sidney Biddulph Frances Sheridan

President Washington gave no reasons for his decision in favor of the bank bill.
Inquiry Into the Origin and Course of Political Parties in the United States Martin Van Buren

Also called bank draft. a bill of exchange drawn by one bank on another
(US) Also called banker’s bill. a banknote


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