counterstock
Counterfoil Coun"ter*foil` (-foil), n. [Counter- + foil a leaf.] [1913 Webster] 1. That part of a tally, formerly in the exchequer, which was kept by an officer in that court, the other, called the stock, being delivered to the person who had lent the king money on the account; -- called also {counterstock}. [Eng.] [1913 Webster]

2. The part of a writing (as the stub of a bank check) in which are noted the main particulars contained in the corresponding part, which has been issued. [1913 Webster]


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  • Counterstock — Coun ter*stock ( st?k ), n. See {Counterfoil}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Counterfoil — Coun ter*foil ( foil), n. [Counter + foil a leaf.] [1913 Webster] 1. That part of a tally, formerly in the exchequer, which was kept by an officer in that court, the other, called the stock, being delivered to the person who had lent the king… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • score — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. account, reckoning, tally, record; reason; twenty; music, orchestration, arrangement, chart (sl.); notch, scratch. See debt, music, credit, furrow. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [A tally] Syn. stock,… …   English dictionary for students

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