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double entry
used in The Mill on the Floss

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Definition
the most standard bookkeeping method (and virtually universal in any firm with multiple employees) in which there are two entries for each transaction, one a debit and the other a credit to provide a check that income, expense, assets, liabilities, and equity are always in balance
  • If he had taught me book-keeping by double entry and after the Italian method, as he did Lucy Bertram, I could teach you, Tom.
    3.5 -- Book 3 Chapter 5 -- Tom Applies His Knife to the Oyster (86% in)

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