from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An account. or register of debt or credit in a book.
  • noun Specifically, in bookkeeping by double entry, an account showing the transactions of a merchant in regard to some particular commodity or branch of trade placed under a heading such as “stock,” “cotton,” etc., and not referred to a person with whom they may have been effected.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Another term for current account.


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