noun \-ˌfi(-ə)l\

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

Full Definition of COUNTERFOIL

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

First Known Use of COUNTERFOIL



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