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

    The manager of a bank.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    n. An officer of a moneyed Institution or commercial house or bank, who is intrusted with, and whose duty it is to take care of, the cash or money of such institution or bank. The cashier of a bank is the executive officer, through whom the whole financial operations of the bank are conducted. He receives and pays out its moneys, collecte and pays its debts, and receives and transfers its commercial securities. Tellers and other subordinate officers may be appointed, but they are under his direction, and are, as it were, the arms by which designated portions of his various functions are discharged. The directors may limit his authority as they deem proper, but this would not afEect those to whom the limitation was unknown. Merchants' Nat. Bank v. State Nat. Bank, 10 Wall. 650, 19 L. Ed. 1008.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    v. In mllitary law. To deprive a military officer of his rank and office.