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bargain counter

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  1. a counter or area in a retail store where merchandise is sold at reduced prices.
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Origin of bargain counter

First recorded in 1885–90
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Historical Examples

  • Did you ever see a bargain-counter crowd on Twenty-third Street?

    Colonel Crockett's Co-operative Christmas

    Rupert Hughes

  • Everything was of the factory, with the odor of the bargain-counter.

    Max Fargus

    Owen Johnson

  • But seriously, we're getting you at a bargain-counter price.

  • The Indians swarmed around by the hundred and looked the bargain-counter over.

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    O. Henry

  • Look at our Boston women at a bargain-counter,—you've got a lot of curtains at four dollars a pair.

    Rose Charlitte

    Marshall Saunders