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Treasury note

or treasury note

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
1750-60 Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for treasury-note

treasury note

(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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