banker's draft

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n banker's draft a draft drawn by a bank against funds deposited in another bank
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Usage

In literature:

Among the notes in Rawdon's pocket-book was a draft for twenty pounds on Osborne's banker.
"Vanity Fair" by William Makepeace Thackeray
With regard to the banker's draft, as you give me my choice, I beg you will make it payable by Germueller or Schueller.
"Beethoven's Letters 1790-1826, Volume 1 of 2" by Lady Wallace
It would have taken much of the time of an experienced banker's clerk to keep the bill and draft department in correct shape.
"Benjamin Franklin" by John Torrey Morse, Jr.
The draft had been exchanged for a draft on the banker's London agents by the same man.
"The Motor Pirate" by George Sidney Paternoster
Finally this was accepted, so I got out paper and envelope, and on the wet deck, by moonlight, wrote the banker's draft.
"The Voyage Alone in the Yawl "Rob Roy"" by John MacGregor
Assume, in this particular case, that the draft has been taken off the shipper's hands by some foreign exchange banker in New York.
"Elements of Foreign Exchange" by Franklin Escher
A draft for L200, destined for this purpose, was returned, protested by Shelley's bankers.
"The Life and Letters of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Volume I (of 2)" by Florence A. Thomas Marshall
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