What does the word cheque mean?

Usage examples for cheque

  1. He took the cheque away with him." – The Chestermarke Instinct by J. S. Fletcher
  2. Without wishing him good morning, as usual, Mr. Henderson handed him a cheque and asked sternly whether he had filled it up. – Tales of Bengal by S. B. Banerjea
  3. There's your cheque for the tramway. – A Damaged Reputation by Harold Bindloss