Bank" note` (?).
A promissory note issued by a bank or banking company, payable to bearer on demand.
⇒ In the United States popularly called a bank bill.
Formerly, a promissory note made by a banker, or banking company, payable to a specified person at a fixed date; a bank bill. See Bank bill, 2.
A promissory note payable at a bank.
© Webster 1913.