from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A note or an acknowledgment for money lodged with a banker for a stipulated time, on which a higher rate of interest is allowed than on the balance of a current account.
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There before her lay the deposit-receipt for the two hundred pounds, and beside it the elegant present of Knight.
It helped to stop us from thinking, and every week we had a bigger deposit-receipt in the bank where we used to sell our gold.
Will you take a deposit-receipt of the bank for ten pounds and give me the pound change? that'll just be the nine pounds for the half-year's rent.
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