treasury-note

Treasury note

noun
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.
Also, treasury note.


Origin:
1750–60

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treasury note
 
n
a note issued by a government treasury and generally receivable as legal tender for any debt, esp
 a.  a medium-term interest-bearing obligation issued by the US Treasury, maturing in from one to five years
 b.  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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