from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A notebook in which details of transactions were entered as they happened; to be copied into formal ledgers later

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A book in which rough entries of transactions are made, previous to their being carried into the journal.


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