Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Ballentine's Law Dictionary

    A bank note issued by a private, unincorporated bank.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    A commercial instrument resembling a bank-note in every particular except that it is given by a private hanker or unincorporated banking institution.