quittance


quittance
/kwit"ns/, n.
1. recompense or requital.
2. discharge from a debt or obligation.
3. a document certifying discharge from debt or obligation, as a receipt.
[1175-1225; ME quitaunce < OF quitance, equiv. to quit(er) to QUIT1 + -ance -ANCE]

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Universalium. 2010.

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