scrip /ˈskrɪp/ 名詞
Scrip n. A small bag; a wallet; a satchel. [Archaic]
And in requital ope his leathern scrip. --Milton.
1. A small writing, certificate, or schedule; a piece of paper containing a writing.
Call them generally, man by man, according to the scrip. --Shak.
Bills of exchange can not pay our debts abroad, till scrips of paper can be made current coin. --Locke.
2. A preliminary certificate of a subscription to the capital of a bank, railroad, or other company, or for a share of other joint property, or a loan, stating the amount of the subscription and the date of the payment of the installments; as, insurance scrip, consol scrip, etc. When all the installments are paid, the scrip is exchanged for a bond share certificate.
3. Paper fractional currency. [Colloq.U.S.]
n : a certificate whose value is recognized by the payer and
payee; scrip is not currency but may be convertible into
a small bag or wallet usually fastened to the girdle (1 Sam.
17:40); "a shepherd's bag."
In the New Testament it is the rendering of Gr. pera, which
was a bag carried by travellers and shepherds, generally made of
skin (Matt. 10:10; Mark 6:8; Luke 9:3; 10:4). The name "scrip"
is meant to denote that the bag was intended to hold scraps,
fragments, as if scraped off from larger articles, trifles.