credit card

a card that identifies a person as entitled to have food, merchandise, services, etc., billed on a charge account.

1885–90, Americanism Unabridged
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World English Dictionary
credit card
a card issued by banks, businesses, etc, enabling the holder to obtain goods and services on credit

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Word Origin & History

credit card
1952 in the modern sense; the phrase was used late 19c. to mean "traveler's check."
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Example sentences
In earlier drafts of the script, there was a plot line that involved a new form
  of credit card: your thumb.
Yes, as long as your current browser supports secure credit card transactions.
Winners may be required to present a valid credit card at the time of check-in
  at hotel accommodation.
He used his student credit card to buy a house, on which he took out a second
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