advance note


Definition of advance note

: a draft on owners or agents of a ship drawn by the master for the benefit of a sailor usually for one month's advance wages

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First Known Use of advance note

1831, in the meaning defined above

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“Advance note.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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