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- n. Alternative form of endorser.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The person who indorses.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The person who indorses or writes his name on the back of a note or bill of exchange.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a person who transfers his ownership interest in something by signing a check or negotiable security
- n. someone who expresses strong approval
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If an indorser, that is, one into whose hands the note has come after the first endorsement, should not wish to guarantee payment, he writes before his name, "Without recourse to me."
[FN#423] The Boulgrin of Rabelais, which Urquhart renders Ingle for Boulgre, an "indorser," derived from the Bulgarus or
I thank you sir, but I have no occasion for an indorser.
I found a responsible indorser before me, and it was my purpose to hold him liable, and to bring him to his just responsibility, without delay.
But if, unable to sustain the character his credentials ascribe to him, he immediately begin to display bad manners, ignorance, and folly, he not only forfeits the position to which he has gained accidental access, but also brings discredit upon his too hasty indorser.
An indorser can avoid liability by writing "without recourse" beneath his signature.
Negotiable paper, payable to bearer or indorser in blank, which has been stolen or lost, cannot be collected by the thief or finder, but a holder who receives it in good faith before maturity, for value, can hold it against the owner's claims at the time it was lost.
An indorser of a note is exempt from liability if notice of its dishonor is not mailed or served within twenty-four hours of its non-payment.
Be this as it may, we can not resist the expression of the honest conviction, for which we have many a good indorser, that while it would be a matter of some difficulty to compile a better collection of lyrics from the vast number which the war has thus far called forth, its production by a limited number of a single association is indeed remarkable.
It is an instructive fact that before the Civil War an officer of the army needed no indorser anywhere in this country.