bond certificate

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n bond certificate a certificate of debt (usually interest-bearing or discounted) that is issued by a government or corporation in order to raise money; the issuer is required to pay a fixed sum annually until maturity and then a fixed sum to repay the principal
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Usage

In literature:

These promises to pay were called by various names as bonds, certificates of indebtedness, and paper money.
"A Short History of the United States" by Edward Channing
Certificates of stock or bonds, payable in ten years at eight per cent.
"The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government, Vol. 1 (of 2)" by Jefferson Davis
Both bonds and certificates bore 3-1/2 per cent interest.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume VI (of VIII)" by Various
Our patents of nobility are railway bonds, stock certificates, and mortgages.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 20, No. 119, September, 1867" by Various
Now it has undertaken the sale of War Loan Stock, Exchequer Bonds, and War Savings Certificates.
"The Development of Rates of Postage" by A. D. Smith
The issues are variously described as car trust certificates, equipment bonds, or equipment notes.
"How to Invest Money" by George Garr Henry
Among Mr. Dering's papers were share certificates, bonds, and scrip of various kinds, amounting in all to a great many thousands.
"The Ivory Gate, a new edition" by Walter Besant
In the issuing of bonds and certificates for land grants; the transportation of mails, troops, etc.
"Monopolies and the People" by D. C. Cloud
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In news:

Paper banknotes, passports, identification cards, certificates, checks, bonds, and warranties all frequently feature guilloché pattern.
(ARA) – To celebrate the holiday season, the US Department of the Treasury is proud to introduce a new set of savings bond certificates to mark the time-honored tradition of giving US Savings Bond s as holiday gifts.
Hurricane Sandy floodwaters inundated a 10,000-square-foot underground vault downtown, soaking 1.3 million bond and stock certificates — including.
Even though you no longer physically hold your stock or bond certificates, you retain control of the securities and can do with them as you wish.
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