Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for acquittance in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)
- acquittaunce (obsolete)
- The clearing off of debt or obligation; a release or discharge from debt or other liability.
- A writing which is evidence of a discharge; a receipt in full, which bars a further demand.
- You can produce acquittances / For such a sum, from special officers.