Reckoning

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Reckoning

1. See: Bill.

2. See: Account.

3. Informal; an estimation.
References in classic literature ?
The dispute now grew so very warm that it seemed to draw towards a military decision, when Jones, stepping forward, silenced all their clamours at once, by declaring that he would pay the whole reckoning, which indeed amounted to no more than three shillings and fourpence.
Let no one stoop, and then I shall not be out in my reckoning.
A THIEF hired a room in a tavern and stayed a while in the hope of stealing something which should enable him to pay his reckoning.