Meaning of pound note in English:

pound note


  • A banknote worth one pound sterling, now replaced by the pound coin in England and Wales.

    ‘The one pound coin was issued to replace the one pound note which had suffered badly from the constant handling which small denominations received.’
    • ‘Our abundant coinage makes it easy to dispense with the pound note.’
    • ‘She pulled out a crumpled pound note and handed it to Joey.’
    • ‘I know it's a real surprise nowadays when you see a pound note.’
    • ‘I paid with a pound note (which were still about in those days), then Ted popped the magazine into a brown paper bag and escorted me to the door of the shop.’