Cheque-book

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Cheque-book a book containing cheque forms given by a bank to its customers
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
See Check.

Usage

In literature:

He turned over piles of dusty cheque-counterfoils, and old pass-books and other old books of account.
"Clayhanger" by Arnold Bennett
This, and a cheque drawn from the back of Lydia Meredith's cheque-book, completed her equipment.
"The Angel of Terror" by Edgar Wallace
Then she replaces the cheque-book, rises, and returns to BLAND.
"The 'Mind the Paint' Girl" by Arthur Pinero
Your cheque book I have left in your pocket!
"The Sins of Séverac Bablon" by Sax Rohmer
Bring me a pen, somebody, and my cheque-book.
"Prince Prigio From "His Own Fairy Book"" by Andrew Lang
I have a cheque-book handy.
"The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol" by William J. Locke
Bring hither the cheque-book.
"The Struggles of Brown, Jones, and Robinson" by Anthony Trollope
There is a cheque-book by the side of Mr.
"A Budget of Christmas Tales by Charles Dickens and Others" by Various
Here's your cheque-book and here's my fountain-pen.
"Punch or the London Charivari, Vol. 147, December 9, 1914" by Various
He merely rose from his seat, and opening a drawer in his bookcase, produced a cheque-book and a pen and ink.
"The Hound From The North" by Ridgwell Cullum
She went to a drawer in her writing-table and quietly took out a cheque-book.
"Name and Fame" by Adeline Sergeant
I have my cheque-book with me.
"Daddy's Girl" by L. T. Meade
He must have lost his head, or he never would have left the stick or, above all, burned the cheque-book.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 5 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
And there's his cheque-book to draw upon his owners?
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 13 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
Well, your cheque book?
"Coquette" by Frank Swinnerton
The business was soon transacted, and Daniel Thwaite went away westward, a capitalist, with a cheque book in his pocket.
"Lady Anna" by Anthony Trollope
Out with your cheque-book, and write me an order for four-and-twenty thousand.
"Tales from "Blackwood"" by Various
Passions are safest which can be terminated by the cheque-book.
"A House-Party" by Ouida
If you will allow me, I will telephone for my cheque book.
"Jacob's Ladder" by E. Phillips Oppenheim
What was she but Good's cheque-book?
"Thirty" by Howard Vincent O'Brien
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In poetry:

His custom is sought in the town by the range;
For well to the future he looks:
His cheques in an instant the storekeepers change;
And his name is the best on the books.
"The Mountain Splitter" by Henry Lawson