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Treasury note

or treasury note

noun
1.
a note or bill issued by the U.S. Department of the Treasury, receivable as legal tender for all debts except as otherwise expressly provided.
Origin of Treasury note
1750-1760
1750-60
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  • And Mr. Willie Pond handed the other a five-hundred dollar Treasury note.

    Wild Bill's Last Trail Ned Buntline
  • Topmost was a five dollar Treasury note; bottom-most another of the same denomination.

  • I distrust, dislike, and would fain eschew, this Treasury note resource.

  • One of the officers, a captain, bought a canteen of whisky of him, and offered a United States Treasury note in payment.

    The Lost Army Thomas W. Knox
  • A Treasury note invited the supporters of the government to vote against the motion.

  • The Treasury note bill was one of the first measures on which the struggle took place.

  • At the next village one of them purchased a canteen of whisky, and offered the grocer a National Treasury note in payment.

    The Secret Service. Albert D. Richardson
British Dictionary definitions for Treasury note

treasury note

noun
1.
(a note issued by a government treasury and generally receivable as legal tender for any debt, esp)
  1. a medium-term interest-bearing obligation issued by the US Treasury, maturing in from one to five years
  2. Also called currency note. a note issued by the British Treasury in 1914 to the value of £1 or ten shillings: amalgamated with banknotes in 1928
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