note of hand
Promissory Prom"is*so*ry, a. Containing a promise or binding declaration of something to be done or forborne. [1913 Webster]

{Promissory note} (Law), a written promise to pay to some person named, and at a time specified therein, or on demand, or at sight, a certain sum of money, absolutely and at all events; -- frequently called a {note of hand}. --Kent. Byles. Story. [1913 Webster]


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  • Note of hand — Hand Hand (h[a^]nd), n. [AS. hand, hond; akin to D., G., & Sw. hand, OHG. hant, Dan. haand, Icel. h[ o]nd, Goth. handus, and perh. to Goth. hin[thorn]an to seize (in comp.). Cf. {Hunt}.] 1. That part of the fore limb below the forearm or wrist in …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Note of hand — Note Note, n. [F. note, L. nota; akin to noscere, notum, to know. See {Know}.] 1. A mark or token by which a thing may be known; a visible sign; a character; a distinctive mark or feature; a characteristic quality. [1913 Webster] Whosoever… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • note of hand — n. PROMISSORY NOTE * * * …   Universalium

  • note of hand — n. PROMISSORY NOTE …   English World dictionary

  • note of hand — noun a promise to pay a specified amount on demand or at a certain time I had to co sign his note at the bank • Syn: ↑note, ↑promissory note • Hypernyms: ↑debt instrument, ↑obligation, ↑certificate of indebtedness …   Useful english dictionary

  • note of hand — A name given generally by the unlearned, in common, to all those evidences of debts which are verified under the hand of the debtor, and which the creditor keeps. It is not an apt legal term to describe a debt by judgment; nor is it ever used in… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • note of hand — Date: circa 1738 promissory note …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • note of hand. — See promissory note. [1760 70] * * * …   Universalium

  • note of hand — noun → promissory note …   Australian English dictionary

  • note of hand. — See promissory note. [1760 70] …   Useful english dictionary

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