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passbook

1. a customer's book in which is recorded by a trader a list of credit sales to that customer
2. (formerly in South Africa) an official document serving to identify the bearer, his race, his residence, and his employment
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I was easy on you," he laughed and looked at the bankbook again.
Nobuyuki Mitsui, 48, was arrested on suspicion of withdrawing 2 million yen from the account of a 70-year-old housewife using her cash card and the bankbook on Feb.
I have recently changed my old National Savings blue bankbook over to the new Easy Access Savings Account.
Two entered the house and one distracted the woman by making her turn on taps while the others searched the house and took about pounds 200, a bankbook and other documents.
A THIEF stole a nurse's bankbook and clothing and tried to get money by impersonating her at a bank in Kobe, Japan.
In recent months the amount of money in my apartment had been minuscule, and my bankbook made it clear that my savings were also minuscule.
Fined at home for publishing abroad without permission, he told me that he took his bankbook to a court that simply deducted the requisite sum.
I haven't read Jon's column yet, but I know what he is writing about and I'll bet my bankbook it includes the incendiary phrase "It's not rocket science".
Open a savings account and let them keep the bankbook so they can watch their money grow.
This time around, Forbes and his bankbook were back.
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.