Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A book containing blank checks on a bank or banker, or on the cashier of a business establishment. The check forms are so printed that opposite each one there is a stub of paper which is left in the book when the check is detached, and on which it is usual to enter the date and amount of the check and the name of the payee, for the purpose of keeping an account of the transaction.
- n. A book in which items of control are entered.
“China's open check-book has not been welcomed by all.”
“How about check-book balancing, how to avoid predatory lenders, the scams of rent-to-own, avoiding high interest rate credit cards, and so many more money traps for the poor.”
“Blind spots are why bank robbers have been known to write stick-up notes on the back of their very own check-book receipts!”
“Dad gets up, storms into his study, and comes out with a check-book—one of the new ones from the NatWest Bank, with furry little beavers on it.”
“Democrats gave a open check-book for the past two years for Bush!”
“In liberal land the wage-bunny uses a magic check-book that doesn't actually take money *from* any place at all.”
“I had a check-book with unlimited funds and joined a fraternity, which had its academic advantages," the doc would say, every time I visited him.”
“And I thought I was going all right; I kept up the stubs in my check-book pretty regular.”
“Stunned and angry, Katie countersued, stating that Becky and Rob had used her credit cards and check-book, leaving her $17,000 in debt.”
“BAKER: Secretaries, as they called them then, did things like balance his check-book and run errands for him.”
‘check-book’ hasn't been added to any lists yet.
Looking for tweets for check-book.