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discount house

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  1. Also called discount store. a store that sells much of its merchandise at a price below the usual price.
  2. British. bill broker.

Origin of discount house

First recorded in 1945–50
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British Dictionary definitions for discount store

discount store

  1. a shop where goods are sold at a low price

discount house

  1. mainly British a financial organization engaged in discounting bills of exchange, etc on a large scale primarily by borrowing call money from commercial banks
  2. mainly US another name for discount store
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