trading stamp
noun Date: 1897 a printed stamp of value given as a premium to a retail customer to be redeemed in merchandise when accumulated in numbers

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Trading stamp — Trading stamps are small paper coupons given to customers by merchants. These stamps have no value individually, but when a customer saves up a certain number of them, they can be exchanged with the trading stamp company for other merchandise.… …   Wikipedia

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  • trading stamp — n. a stamp given by some merchants as a premium to customers, redeemable in specified quantities for various kinds of merchandise …   English World dictionary

  • trading stamp — a stamp with a certain value given as a premium by a retailer to a customer, specified quantities of these stamps being exchangeable for various articles. [1895 1900, Amer.] * * * ▪ stamp       printed stamps given as a premium by retailers to… …   Universalium

  • trading stamp — A stamp given by way of a premium upon the purchase of merchandise, redeemable in merchandise according to a previously arranged plan. A memorandum in writing given by a merchant to a customer upon the purchase of and pay ment for goods in cash,… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • trading stamp — {n.} One of the stamps that you get (as from a store or gas station) because you buy something there; a stamp you get with a purchase and save in special books until you have enough to take to a special store and trade for something you want. *… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • trading stamp — {n.} One of the stamps that you get (as from a store or gas station) because you buy something there; a stamp you get with a purchase and save in special books until you have enough to take to a special store and trade for something you want. *… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • trading\ stamp — noun One of the stamps that you get (as from a store or gas station) because you buy something there; a stamp you get with a purchase and save in special books until you have enough to take to a special store and trade for something you want.… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • trading stamp — trad′ing stamp n. bus a stamp given as a premium to a customer, specified quantities of these stamps being exchangeable for various articles • Etymology: 1895–1900, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • trading stamp — /ˈtreɪdɪŋ stæmp/ (say trayding stamp) noun a stamp with a certain value given as a premium by a seller to a customer, specified quantities of these stamps being exchangeable for various articles when presented to the issuers of the stamps …   Australian English dictionary

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