One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A Jewish deed or bond, especially one of release or acquittance of debt; a receipt given on payment of a debt.
Mid 18th century. From post-biblical Hebrew šĕṭār official (especially legal) document from Aramaic šĕṭārā', emphatic form of šĕṭār from Babylonian šaṭāru to write.
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