[pas-boo k, pahs-] /ˈpæsˌbʊk, ˈpɑs-/
(formerly) a small or ledger for each customer in which a merchant keeps a record of goods sold on credit and the amounts owed and paid.
South African. (def 2).
a book for keeping a record of withdrawals from and payments into a building society
another name for bankbook
a customer’s book in which is recorded by a trader a list of credit sales to that customer
(formerly in South Africa) an official document serving to identify the bearer, his race, his residence, and his employment
also pass-book, 1828, from pass (v.) + book (n.); apparently the notion is of the document “passing” between bank and customer.
noun 1. a type of savings account in which transactions are entered into a passbook in the possession of the account holder.
/ˈpæʃənˌdeɪl/ noun 1. a village in NW Belgium, in West Flanders province: the scene of heavy fighting during the third battle of Ypres in World War I during which 245 000 British troops were lost
noun 1. (in English universities) an ordinary bachelor’s degree conferred without honors.
[pahs] /pɑs/ noun, French. 1. the numbers 19 through 36 in roulette. [pa-sey; for 4 also French pah-sey] /pæˈseɪ; for 4 also French pɑˈseɪ/ adjective 1. no longer fashionable, in wide use, etc.; out-of-date; outmoded: There were many photographs of passé fashions. I thought hand-cranked pencil sharpeners were passé. 2. past: time passé. 3. past […]