cashier's check

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ca·shier's check

A check drawn by a bank on its own funds and signed by the bank's cashier.

cashier's′ check`

a check drawn by a bank on its own funds and signed by its cashier.
[1865–70, Amer.]
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Noun1.cashier's check - a check issued by the officer of a bank on the banks own account (not that of a private person); "cashier's checks are as good as cash"
bank check, check, cheque - a written order directing a bank to pay money; "he paid all his bills by check"
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After the woman said she had nothing to declare regarding currency, firearms and ammunition, officers looked in her purse and discovered more than $70,000 in cash and $50,000 in unendorsed cashiers checks.
The document, which includes watermarks and all the other trappings of old-style cashiers checks, has just one bank routing number that's off.
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Financial institutions particularly like the way it allows them to easily add security to cashiers checks, foreign drafts, money orders and other negotiable documents.