bank bill


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n bank bill a piece of paper money (especially one issued by a central bank) "he peeled off five one-thousand-zloty notes"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Bank bill In America (and formerly in England), a promissory note of a bank payable to the bearer on demand, and used as currency; a bank note.
    • Bank bill In England, a note, or a bill of exchange, of a bank, payable to order, and usually at some future specified time. Such bills are negotiable, but form, in the strict sense of the term, no part of the currency.
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In literature:

There is a third public source available to the landed proprietors for loans on mortgages and on bonds or bills, namely the Savings Banks.
"The Quarterly Review, Volume 162, No. 324, April, 1886" by Various
Baring's bill for a renewal of the Bank of England's charter was passed with a handsome government majority.
"A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year" by Edwin Emerson
On Currency and Bank Note Bill question of design of new twenty-shilling and ten-shilling notes came up.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 147, September 2nd, 1914" by Various
It's printed like a government bank bill, and is just as hard to fake.
"The Boy Ranchers on Roaring River" by Willard F. Baker
"Moon Lore" by Timothy Harley
Opening the wallet, he found it was absolutely stuffed with bank-bills, some of large denomination.
"The Young Adventurer" by Horatio Alger
On the 1st of December I found myself without any answer from Dr Franklin, with many bills to pay, and not a farthing in bank.
"The Diplomatic Correspondence of the American Revolution, Vol. VIII" by Various
It was some weeks later when Harry and his assistants came home, bringing with him a heavy bank draft and a wallet stuffed with dollar bills.
"Lorimer of the Northwest" by Harold Bindloss
I thrust that into my pocket, and was about to close the safe door when my eye rested upon a thick pile of bank bills.
"Seek and Find" by Oliver Optic
An American bank must deal largely in bills of exchange.
"The Diplomatic Correspondence of the American Revolution, Vol. XI" by Various

In poetry:

Then old Bill, gathering up his pile,
Said, "Come up now, boys, and have a smile,"
And the hangers-on came up and drank.
And then he hastened off to the bank.
"Bill Springer's Hand" by Frank Maynard
So make out your bill, Mr. Lawyer: don't stop short of an X;
Make it more if you want to, for I have got the checks.
I'm richer than a National Bank, with all its treasures told,
For I've got a wife at home now that's worth her weight in gold.
"How Betsey And I Made Up" by William McKendree Carleton

In news:

Obama camp banking on speech by Bill Clinton, despite independent streak. today announced it will offer integration of its cash flow -centric banking platform for banks. Now Offers Integration with Its Cash Flow -Centric Banking Solution for Banks and Their SMB Offerings.
Are banks and state governments unwittingly colluding to prevent millions of Americans from being able to afford to pay their bills or profitably run their small businesses. today announced it will offer integration of its cash flow- centric banking platform for banks. Now Offers Integration with Its Cash Flow- Centric Banking Solution for Banks and Their SMB Offerings.
The Savannah market president for Wells Fargo bank succeeds Bill Shira, Gulfstream's vice president of marketing, as the Chamber 's board leader.
It was billed as the business opportunity of a lifetime: A way to find gold amid the ruins of a collapsed housing market, but what seemed like quick riches turned into a quick drain on a bank account.
BankNews Editor-in-Chief Bill Poquette Discusses Community Banking on KFXR.
Susan Grandpierre (volunteer) Speaker Robert Carr, Bill Penney (sponsor Marine Bank) Standing: Don Croteau and Earle Kirkbride (volunteers).
For the Bank of Canada's new $20 bill, plastic is fantastic .
0Electric and natural gas utility National Grid is warning its customers not to fall for a bill-paying scam that asks them to disclose Social Security and bank routing numbers.
If you find reading your credit card bills, cell phone agreements and bank statements confusing, you're not alone.
Let's look at a few items that are generally found in our mailboxes : bank statements and bills containing personal information.
Asia Management , an Asia-focused hedge fund run by Sung Kook "Bill" Hwang, pleaded guilty on Wednesday to wire fraud in connection with illegal trading of two Chinese bank stocks, according to federal prosecutors in New Jersey.

In science:

ORG without the need to go to the bank. We have basically come out with all functional and non-functional requirements for this internet banking system to make it a success. The functional requirements are login, logout, view account, transfer funds, pay bills, cheque services and utility.
Internet Banking System Prototype
Bill wonders what if he robs the bank at the city center.
Around the gap between sociophysics and sociology
JDF would like to thank Barclays Bank, Bill Miller, and National Science Foundation grant 0624351 for support.
The Reality Game