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Banknote   /bˈæŋknˌoʊt/   Listen

A piece of paper money (especially one issued by a central bank).  Synonyms: bank bill, bank note, banker's bill, bill, Federal Reserve note, government note, greenback, note.

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"Banknote" Quotes from Famous Books

... of good thin paper. That known as Whatman's Banknote paper answers very well. An easy way to cut guards is shown in fig. 8. Two or three pieces of paper of the height of the required guards are folded and pinned to the board by the right-hand corners. A series of points are marked at the head and tail with dividers set to the width desired for the ...
— Bookbinding, and the Care of Books - A handbook for Amateurs, Bookbinders & Librarians • Douglas Cockerell

... been rendered useless by my unfortunate associate, and, as I have rather spiked all the wheeled conveyances (I could not manage to scuttle the yacht), you will be put to some inconvenience to re-establish communications. By that time my trail will be lost. I enclose a banknote for 10l., which pray, if you would oblige me, distribute among the servants at the Castle. Please thank Mr. Macrae for all his hospitality. Among my books you may find something to interest you. You may ...
— The Disentanglers • Andrew Lang

... good reason to believe it was hidden there!" replied Sandy. "We found a burned ten-dollar banknote there just after a dynamite explosion ...
— The Call of the Beaver Patrol - or, A Break in the Glacier • V. T. Sherman

... there were still gipsies who were summoned to the castle to make sport for the noble lord. They played their bewitching melodies, and if he was filled with genuine delight, he gave the fiddlers, right and left, an enthusiastic slap in the face which echoed noisily, then took a banknote from his pocket-book, spit upon it and clapped it on the swollen cheeks of the howling gipsies, whereupon they again grinned joyfully and played ...
— How Women Love - (Soul Analysis) • Max Simon Nordau

... acquiesced in the idea, handsomely thrown out by her client, that she should have an "advance" to go on with. Miss Cutter confessed that it seemed at times as if one scarce COULD go on; but the advance was, in spite of this delicacy, still more delicately made—made in the form of a banknote, several sovereigns, some loose silver, and two coppers, the whole contents of her purse, neatly disposed by Mrs. Medwin on one of the tiny tables. It seemed to clear the air for deeper intimacies, the fruit of which was that Mamie, lonely after ...
— Some Short Stories • Henry James

Words linked to "Banknote" :   twenty dollar bill, one dollar bill, five dollar bill, silver certificate, c-note, fifty dollar bill, fiver, twenty, five-spot, folding money, dollar bill, paper currency, fifty, two dollar bill, dollar, hundred dollar bill, clam, buck, banker's bill, paper money, ten dollar bill, tenner

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