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: one (as an issuer) that undertakes to pay a negotiable instrument and esp. a note [sign a note as rather than indorser]
Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.