call slip


: a form filled out by a library patron for a desired item (such as a book or newspaper)

Examples of call slip in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Playlists and bookstore receipts and theater stubs and archive call slips seem to spill from his pockets. Dwight Garner, New York Times, 16 Apr. 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1877, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of call slip was in 1877

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“Call slip.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Sep. 2023.

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