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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.

    A Pair of Blue Eyes

  • 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.

    Robbery Under Arms

  • 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.

    Ireland Under Coercion (2nd ed.) (2 of 2) (1888)


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