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checkbook

[chek-boo k] /ˈtʃɛkˌbʊk/
noun
1.
a book containing blank checks or orders on a bank.
Origin of checkbook
1770-1780
1770-80, Americanism; check1 + book
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  • I removed everything from his pockets, and then I put my watch and checkbook and other papers in his pockets.

    Mystery Ranch Arthur Chapman
  • Jack went into his pocket for a checkbook and a fountain pen.

    The Highgrader William MacLeod Raine
  • With a muttered imprecation he went to his desk, jerked out a checkbook and wrote the desired check.

  • You must have your own checkbook and get used to keeping accounts.

    A Black Adonis Linn Boyd Porter
  • Here was Nita's checkbook, a flutter of filled-in stubs attached to only one remaining blank check.

    Murder at Bridge Anne Austin

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