bank draft


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n bank draft a draft drawn by a bank against funds deposited in another bank
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In literature:

You find, when he has left, that he paid you with counterfeit bank-notes, or a forged draft.
"The Humbugs of the World" by P. T. Barnum
I traced him to the London bank where he had cashed his draft.
"The Motor Pirate" by George Sidney Paternoster
I inclose a draft on the City Bank, London, for one hundred pounds, which will pay your passage and something over.
"Good Luck" by L. T. Meade
Of course, the safer way would have been to take it to some Canadian bank and get a draft on Boston.
"The Rushton Boys at Treasure Cove" by Spencer Davenport
They were a note for one hundred thousand dollars and a draft on a San Francisco bank for five thousand.
"The Vision of Elijah Berl" by Frank Lewis Nason
In his uncertainty he went to an Italian banking house and asked them to cash a large draft on his home bank.
"The Book of Courage" by John Thomson Faris
He 's got a draft on that same bank for five hundred dollars every year for the last twenty-five years.
"A Cry in the Wilderness" by Mary E. Waller
For several years Peter Drew had regularly forwarded her a bank draft to cover the taxes.
"The Heritage of the Hills" by Arthur P. Hankins
They include drafts on deposits of one bank in another.
"The Value of Money" by Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.
We had no banks, and we cashed our drafts with the merchants.
"Collection of Nebraska Pioneer Reminiscences" by Nebraska Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution
In accepting the draft the London bank has in effect agreed to pay it at the end of ninety days, or, figuring grace, ninety-three days.
"Readings in Money and Banking" by Chester Arthur Phillips
Got a sight draft from the Bank of Eros.
"The Siege of the Seven Suitors" by Meredith Nicholson
A cheque on an English bank for L20 would produce a draft of LTq.26.
"A Prisoner in Turkey" by John Still
His bank account depleted, he was relieved from a fit of depression by a draft from an angel in New York for twenty thousand dollars.
"The Old Blood" by Frederick Palmer
Send him to the bank with checks or drafts to be deposited or collected.
"Farm Boys and Girls" by William Arch McKeever
Those preliminaries of a signed draft upon the bank, which cupidity and the occasion demanded, were soon over.
"When It Was Dark" by Guy Thorne
It was a canceled bank-draft.
"Satan Sanderson" by Hallie Erminie Rives
In the great cities of India one can get a bank draft that will be paid in any part of the world.
"The Principles of Economics" by Frank A. Fetter
The bank wired yesterday morning that they held money to meet this draft.
"Curly" by Roger Pocock
When leaving Durban I provided myself with a draft for $900 on a bank in Bombay, India, and $50 in cash.
"Seven Legs Across the Seas" by Samuel Murray

In news:

Fans Call the Pick in M&T Bank Draft Day Challenge.
The Buffalo Bills and M&T Bank are partnering for the sixth annual M&T Bank Draft Day Challenge—a contest where fans predict the Bills first selection of the NFL Draft.
An unofficial draft that circulated late last year calls for banks to adopt layered security controls, which improve on multi-factor authentication by adding security measures.
Cyprus Seen Needing Up To EUR10 Billion for Bank Recap-Draft MOU.
"If you have been a former donor, you are a current donor or a new donor — it doesn't matter, you can set up a bank draft for a minimum of $10 a month.".
Banks may be allowed to include asset-backed securities in the liquid assets that regulators demand to defend against a credit squeeze, according to a version of the draft law published by the European Union.
The above link will take you to our secure online payment processor for bank drafts, credit cards, etc.
Mortgage rules being drafted by federal banking regulators came under the spotlight last night in the first election debate between President Barack Obama and his Republican challenger, former Massachusetts Gov Mitt Romney.

In science:

Both authors wish to thank Professor Shude Mao of the Jodrell Bank Observatory at the University of Manchester and Professor Arlie Petters of Duke University for valuable comments on the second draft of this paper.
On the number of zeros of certain rational harmonic functions