What is DR?

An abbreviation for “doctor;” also, in commercial usage, for “debtor,” Indicatingthe items or particulars in a bill or in an account-book chargeable against the person towhom the bill is rendered or in whose name the account stands, as opposed to “Cr.”(“credit” or “creditor”), which indicates the items for which he is given credit. Jaqua v.Shewalter, 10 Ind. App. 234, 37 N. E. 1072.

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