treasury note


Definition of treasury note

1 : a U.S. government bond usually with a maturity of not less than one year or more than seven years
2 : a currency note issued by the U.S. Treasury in payment for silver bullion purchased under the Sherman Silver Purchase Act of 1890

Examples of treasury note in a Sentence

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First Known Use of treasury note

1890, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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“Treasury note.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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