What does the word scrip mean?

Usage examples for scrip

  1. The public employee had the right of exchanging the money he received for wages, at par, into this scrip. – Equality by Edward Bellamy
  2. Touched by the fire of a great idea, she was of those who could have gone out into the world without wallet or scrip, to work passionately for some great end. – The Weavers, Complete by Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 14, 2009
  3. Possess not gold, nor silver, nor money in your houses, nor scrip for your journey, nor two coats, nor shoes, nor a staff; for the workman is worthy of his meat. – Stories of the Saints by Candle-Light by Vera C. Barclay