Informal. (especially in the 1930s) an evening when prizes are awarded to members of the audience at a motion-picture theater.
- Bank note
a promissory note, payable on demand, issued by an authorized bank and intended to circulate as money. Contemporary Examples The central bank is constantly redesigning and rethinking the design of every bank note—except the lowly $1 bill. All About the Benjamins: Here’s the Redesigned $100 Bill Daniel Gross October 6, 2013 Historical Examples “There, get […]
- Bank of england
noun the central bank of the United Kingdom, which acts as banker to the government and the commercial banks. It is responsible for managing the government’s debt and implementing its policy on other monetary matters: established in 1694, nationalized in 1946; in 1997 the government restored the authority to set interest rates to the Bank
- Bank of issue
a bank, as a Federal Reserve Bank, empowered by a government to issue currency.
- Bank on
an institution for receiving, lending, exchanging, and safeguarding money and, in some cases, issuing notes and transacting other financial business. the office or quarters of such an institution. Games. the stock or fund of pieces from which the players draw. the fund of the manager or the dealer. a special storage place: a blood bank; […]