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corn exchange

noun
1.
a building where corn is bought and sold
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  • Then they went into the big market, into the corn exchange, then to shops.

    The Rainbow D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence
  • A meeting had been held to consider the question of the erection of a corn exchange.

    Yarmouth Notes Frederick Danby Palmer
  • It was also proposed that the building be no longer used as a corn exchange.

    Norfolk Annals Charles Mackie
  • This was followed by a public luncheon in the corn exchange.

    A History of Horncastle James Conway Walter
  • The building is said to have been a corn exchange in Moorish days.

    Southern Spain A.F. Calvert
  • The great night came, and a great crowd in the corn exchange.

    Quisant Anthony Hope
  • Foremost among these is the corn exchange, close to the "Bear."

    Wanderings in Wessex Edric Holmes
  • He founded the Budapest tramway company and was also president of the corn exchange.

  • We used to have a theatre on the site where the corn exchange now stands, and a very good theatre it was.

    Notes on Old Peterborough Andrew Percival
  • The play-ground bully, the swindler of the corn exchange, who is the more virtuous?

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