SCRIP, noun [This belongs to the root of gripe, our vulgar grab, that is, to seize or press.]
SCRIP, noun [Latin scriptum, scriptio, from scribo, to write.]
A small writing, certificate or schedule; a piece of paper containing a writing.
Bills of exchange cannot pay our debts abroad, till scrips of paper can be made current coin.
A certificate of stock subscribed to a bank or other company, or of a share of other joint property, is called in America a scrip