American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Paper money issued for temporary emergency use.
- n. A small scrap of paper, especially with a short list or schedule written on it.
- n. A provisional certificate entitling the holder to a fractional share of stock or of other jointly owned property.
- n. Such certificates considered as a group.
- n. Archaic A wallet, small satchel, or bag.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A wallet; a bag; a satchel, as for travelers; especially, a pilgrim's pouch, sometimes represented as decorated with scallop-shells, the emblems of a pilgrim.
- n. In heraldry, a bearing representing a pouch or almoner, and supposed to be a pilgrim's scrip. It is often combined with a pilgrim's staff, or bourdon. See staff.
- n. A writing; a certificate, deed, or schedule; a written slip or list.
- n. A scrap of paper or parchment.
- n. In com., an interim or provisional document or certificate, to be exchanged, when certain payments have been made or conditions complied with, for a more formal certificate, as of shares or bonds, or entitling the holder to the payment of interest, a dividend, or the like; also, such documents or certificates collectively.
- n. Fractional paper money: so called in the United States during and after the civil war.
- n. An abbreviation of Scripture.
- n. A small medieval bag used to carry food, money, utensils etc.
- n. Small change.
- n. A scrap of paper.
- n. A document certifying possession of land, or in lieu of money.
- n. A share certificate.
- n. informal, UK A medical prescription.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. Archaic A small bag; a wallet; a satchel.
- n. A small writing, certificate, or schedule; a piece of paper containing a writing.
- n. A preliminary certificate of a subscription to the capital of a bank, railroad, or other company, or for a share of other joint property, or a loan, stating the amount of the subscription and the date of the payment of the installments; When all the installments are paid, the scrip is exchanged for a bond share certificate.
- n. Colloq.U.S. Paper fractional currency.
- n. a certificate whose value is recognized by the payer and payee; scrip is not currency but may be convertible into currency
- Abbreviation of prescription. (Wiktionary)
- Perhaps alteration of script.Short for subscription receipt, receipt for a portion of a loan.Middle English scrippe. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Currently our scrip is quoting around 1,300 rupees," Chairman R.S. Sharma told reporters on the sidelines of an energy industry event Monday.”
“If the scrip is half as good as the series (since BKV is doing the script im not too worried) and the casting is done right, this will move to the very top of my list of movies to see.”
“What is "phone call scrip?" from where i can get the machinary to make photo frames with italian vinyl sticks? en Español”
“I got laughing so hard at the post and the comments I ran out of time to go pick up my new scrip from the drugstore before it closed, and I’ve laughed more in the last hour than I have in WEEKS.”
“In another bid to preserve capital, a number of Spanish banks are increasingly leaning on so-called scrip dividends, in which the banks dole out stock instead of cash.”
“We have presented a compelling offer to Pure shareholders, including Arrow scrip, which is significantly undervalued, particularly if you use the BG offer for Pure as a valuation guide," said Arrow Managing Director, Nick Davies.”
“In phone calls you make in various states of undress interchange the word scrip, script, equity, stock, pscyhed, cash and stock, earnout, and synergy but minimise use of terms cash and upfront.”
“In 1792 the twenty-four most powerful such traders drew up what they called the Buttonwood Agreement, which laid the foundation for a structured market in securities known as scrip.”
“Resentment flared, but the scrip was the only money available, and it still bound the people to the new regime.”
“At the same time we should like to see this same article of scrip, which is fast approximating to notes, a little more protected.”
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