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BANKBOOK ,commerce. A book which persons dealing with a bank keep, in which the officers of the bank enter the amount of money deposited by them, and all notes or bills deposited by them, or discounted for their use.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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"Thanks for the cigar," he called out as he put the bankbook in his pocket.
Bankbooks are a great way to reinforce lessons about addition and subtraction.
This time around, Forbes and his bankbook were back.
It's like a bankbook. It's a matter of how much you put in and how much you take out.
As the penniless and lovestruck Valentine, he finds the poetry in Shaw's conception of a young man with one eye on his empty bankbook and another on the stars, and performs with a freshness and ease that breezes by the potholes of Shaw's sometimes strained comedy, some of which his fellow cast members, under Nicholas Martin's uneven direction, fall straight into.
"With the amount of importing being done, you can buy flatware from anybody who has a bankbook."
* The rancher learns that a simple bankbook trust can be set up to avoid gift tax.
From the Ghost of Christmas Present, garbed in green and resplendent with holly, Scrooge discovers that family and community are more sustaining than a bankbook: Bob Cratchit, despite his poverty, toasts his hearth and hold with a hearty "Merry Christmas to us all, my dears.
It says to the average American, "You don't count unless your bankbook does." Not surprisingly, the turnout for our first billion-dollar presidential election was the lowest since 1924.
They can send and receive data over phone lines or cellular wireless, control and safeguard your home, start your car, keep your bankbook, surf the Internet, play games and interactive CD-ROMs, and, along with a scanner and laser printer, print with such clarity that they're being used to counterfeit money.