Prom"is*so*ry (?), a.

Containing a promise or binding declaration of something to be done or forborne.

Promissory note Law, a written promise to pay to some person named, and at a time specified therein, or on demand, or at sight, a certain sum of money, absolutely and at all events; -- frequently called a note of hand.

Kent. Byles. Story.

 

© Webster 1913.

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