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Brewer's: Blank Cheque

A cheque duly signed, but without specifying any sum of money; the amount to be filled in by the payee. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Blank PracticeBlank?

check

(Encyclopedia) check or cheque, bill of exchange (see draft) drawn upon a bank or trust company or broker connected with a clearinghouse (see clearing). Upon presentation of a check, the bank or?

Brewer's: Blank Cartridge

Cartridge with powder only, that is, without shot, bullet, or ball. Used in drill and in saluting. Figuratively, empty threats. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer,?

Brewer's: Blank Practice

Shooting for practice with blank cartridges. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Blank VerseBlank Cheque A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S?

Brewer's: Clearing House

A building in Lombard Street, set apart, since 1775, for interchanging bankers' cheques and bills. Each bank sends to it daily all the bills and cheques not drawn on its own firm; these?

Brewer's: Aldgate Pump

A draught on Aldgate Pump. A cheque with no effects. A worthless bill. The pun is on the word draught, which means either an order on a bank for money or a sup of liquor. Source:?

Brewer's: Carte Blanche

(French). A blank cheque signed by the giver, but left to be filled in by the receiver, with a sum of money drawn on the bank-account of the giver. Power to act at discretion in an affair?