cashier's check

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n cashier's check a check issued by the officer of a bank on the banks own account (not that of a private person) "cashier's checks are as good as cash"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Cashier's check (Banking) A check drawn by a bank upon its own funds, signed by the cashier.
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Usage

In literature:

When Rodney took the checks and walked up to the cashier's desk he followed him with some anxiety.
"Cast Upon the Breakers" by Horatio Alger
The former cashier of the Mutual Credit made a terrible gesture; but, checking himself at once, he seized one of the baroness's hands.
"Other People's Money" by Emile Gaboriau
He didn't have to pin a cashier's check to th' proposal an' put in a sealed bid.
"Observations by Mr. Dooley" by Finley Peter Dunne
Accordingly I obtained my check, handed it in at the cashier's desk and took my departure.
"The Mystery of 31 New Inn" by R. Austin Freeman
He was told that the bank was not paying out money, but was using cashier's checks.
"Toaster's Handbook" by Peggy Edmund and Harold W. Williams, compilers
Turn in the check at the cashier's window, please.
"The Clarion" by Samuel Hopkins Adams
Here's your check, all filled out, and when I get the bank you can ask the cashier if it's good.
"Shadow Mountain" by Dane Coolidge
Thus the totals of checks and receipts of each cashier's desk must agree.
"How Department Stores Are Carried On" by W. B. Phillips
After one's choice is made, the tray is inspected and the pay-check estimated and placed on the tray by a cashier.
"Across the Continent by the Lincoln Highway" by Effie Price Gladding
An old farmer came in to get a small check cashed, and the glum cashier did not answer the farmer's usual salutation.
"What You Can Do With Your Will Power" by Russell H. Conwell
The only exceptions are certified checks and certain cashier's checks, both of which to an extent represent a duplication.
"The Value of Money" by Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.
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In news:

Chase issues apology for unfounded suspicions over its own cashier's check.
On January 21, Oveysi went back to the same bank and withdrew $8,000 in cash and got a $250 cashier's check, according to the search warrant.
Simply send a check, money order, or cashier 's check to: KBTX TV 3 4141 E 29th St Bryan, Texas 77802.
Old Navy cashier Erin Hanson, right, checks out Carlie Threlkeld's purchases of pajama pants, scarves and a free digital camera Friday morning at Old Navy.
Washington, DC (September 1, 2009)—In light of current economic conditions, the Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA) is strongly cautioning consumers and businesses to be on the lookout for fraudulent cashier 's checks.
Cashier 's check fraud involves Canadian scam.
AIKEN – More details have emerged in a counterfeit cashier 's check scam that has falsely used an Aiken bank's name, and officials say the swindle is wide ranging.
To help community bankers raise awareness among your customers about fraudulent cashier 's checks, ICBA now offers the "Don't be Victimized by Fraudulent Cashier 's Checks" Toolkit FREE to ICBA members.
In 2004 alone, fraudulent cashier 's checks cost consumers $700 million.
Cashier's check fraud involves Canadian scam.
AIKEN – More details have emerged in a counterfeit cashier's check scam that has falsely used an Aiken bank's name, and officials say the swindle is wide ranging.
Bank wrongfully refused to pay cashier's check.
In an issue of first impression as to what circumstances an issuing bank may refuse to pay a cashier's check, the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled in the instant case the issuing bank wasn't entitled to stop payment on it later.
On May 5 he put a cashier's check for $5,000 in Mr Meader 's hands.
Cheaper than money orders – Personal checks are cheaper than buying money orders or cashier's checks – even on checking accounts with fees.
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