a promissory note, payable on demand, issued by an authorized bank and intended to circulate as money.
We have security features in the banknote today that resonate with the international community.
All About the Benjamins: Here’s the Redesigned $100 Bill Daniel Gross October 6, 2013
Now, you’re going to have to excuse the Royalist’s idiocy, but I didn’t even know there was a £100 banknote.
Queen’s Head on New £100 Note Tom Sykes May 29, 2012
Cherami unfolded the banknote which he held in his hand, and was thunderstruck when he saw that it was for a thousand francs.
Monsieur Cherami Charles Paul de Kock
When she shook hands with him Nancy had the banknote ready and she left it in his hand.
A Little Miss Nobody Amy Bell Marlowe
Two years ago this fall, father threw me a banknote at table, and I purchased this with it.
A Confederate Girl’s Diary Sarah Margan Dawson
His jaw was set as he pulled off banknote after banknote in the tense silence which had fallen.
‘Me-Smith’ Caroline Lockhart
The lowest bribe given, it was said, was a banknote for two hundred pounds.
Critical and Historical Essays, Volume III (of 3) Thomas Babington Macaulay
Anyone would cash a cheque of Dunns’: it is as good as a banknote.
Mrs. Halliburton’s Troubles Mrs. Henry Wood
I told her how you had given the banknote to me; it moved my darling to tears.
Father Goriot Honore de Balzac
Lockley put a banknote on the kitchen table, with a weight on it to keep it from blowing away.
Operation Terror William Fitzgerald Jenkins
a promissory note issued by a central bank, serving as money
money in one’s possession; monetary resources. Informal. to finance; provide funds for: to bankroll a new play. Contemporary Examples Check out our big fat story on six Democrats who were bankrolled by banking. The Money Trail Beast Wire October 6, 2008 The trip was bankrolled by low-level Miami gangster Raul Pacheco, himself already on probation […]
money in one’s possession; monetary resources. Informal. to finance; provide funds for: to bankroll a new play. noun the person or organization that provides the finance for a project, business, etc noun a roll of currency notes the financial resources of a person, organization, etc verb (transitive) (slang) to provide the capital for; finance n. […]
Law. a person who upon his or her own petition or that of his or her creditors is adjudged insolvent by a court and whose property is administered for and divided among his or her creditors under a bankruptcy law. any insolvent debtor; a person unable to satisfy any just claims made upon him or […]
- Bankrupt worm
a roundworm (genus Trichostrongylus) that is an intestinal parasite of birds and mammals, especially devastating to young livestock.