from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A check drawn by a bank on its own funds and signed by the bank's cashier.
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- n. A check (draft) whose drawer is its drawee.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- A check drawn by a bank upon its own funds, signed by the cashier.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a check issued by the officer of a bank on the banks own account (not that of a private person)
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But, if I may suggest, because you've no safe to put all that bullion in, perhaps you'll accept Honorable Kwang's cashier's check — with which I can open accounts at either bank for you.
Richard Kwang signed the cashier's check and smiled Sir Dunstan Barre out, then, when it was safe, cursed everyone in sight and went back into his office, slamming the door behind him.
Richard, I'll need a cashier's check for Nelson Trading balance. "
The identities Yoshi had crafted were holding up, and due to Rowan's deft mental pressure they were about to take a duffel bag of cash instead of a cashier's check up to a “courtesy” suite.
He did not understand what a cashier's check was so the frightened Mr. Sung began to explain.
"If you could give me a cashier's check or bank draft" — she used the English words for there was no Japanese equivalent — "before I leave that would be perfect."
"I gave him a cashier's check for a thousand dollars for a thirteen-week option on six hundred acres, at nine hundred and twenty dollars an acre.