SHORT ENTRY. A term used among bankers, which takes, place when a note has
been sent to a bank for collection, and an entry of it is made in the
customer's bank book, stating the amount in an inner column, and carrying it
out into the accounts between the parties when it has been paid.
2. A bill of this kind remains the property of the depositor. 1 Bell's Com. 27l; 9 East, 12; 1 Rose, 153; 2 Rose, 163; 2 B. & Cr. 422; Pull. Mer. Acc. 56.