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counterfoil

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noun coun·ter·foil \-ˌfȯi(-ə)l\

Simple Definition of counterfoil

  • : the part of a check, ticket, etc., that can be kept as a record when it is torn off

Full Definition of counterfoil

  1. :  a detachable stub (as on a check or ticket) usually serving as a record or receipt

1706

First Known Use of counterfoil

1706


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