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scrip1 / skrip/ • n. 1. a provisional certificate of money subscribed to a bank or company, entitling the holder to a formal certificate and dividends. ∎  such certificates collectively. ∎  (also scrip issue or div·i·dend) Finance an issue of additional shares to shareholders in proportion to the shares already held. 2. (also land scrip) a certificate entitling the holder to acquire possession of certain portions of public land. 3. hist. paper money in amounts of less than a dollar. scrip2 • n. hist. a small bag or pouch, typically one carried by a pilgrim, shepherd, or beggar. scrip3 • n. another term for script2 .

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scrip, temporary substitute for money, securities, or other valuable claims. Business enterprises and municipalities have at times, especially when short of cash, paid employees in scrip, and communities have facilitated trade by using it. Various devices have made it acceptable, e.g., a store that would receive it in exchange for goods. The term scrip has also been applied to money of fractional denominations, and to gift certificates and the like that can be used to pay for purchases from stores, restaurants, and other businesses.

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scrip1 wallet, satchel. XIII. Aphetic — OF. escrep(p)e purse, bag for alms, var. of éscherpe (mod. écharpe) or — ON. skreppa, which may itself be — of.; ult. Gmc. *skerpā (latinized as scerpa equipment).

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scrip2 (orig.) receipt for the portion of a loan subscribed, (now) share certificate. XVIII. abbrev. of subscription (receipt).

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