or clear·ing house
noun, plural clear·ing·hous·es [kleer-ing-hou-ziz] /ˈklɪər ɪŋˌhaʊ zɪz/.
Origin of clearinghouse
Examples from the Web for clearing-house
Every fall the clearing-house banks of New York City alone give up about fifty millions of "lawful money" to meet this demand.Readings in Money and Banking|Chester Arthur Phillips
The national banks resorted to the expedient of paying with clearing-house certificates.The Moneychangers|Upton Sinclair
The business of the clearing-house in 1902 aggregated nearly six billion dollars.Commercial Geography|Jacques W. Redway
The room into which Amidon led the shy Elizabeth had been a clearing-house of confused ideas during their long tte--tte.Double Trouble|Herbert Quick
The Cotton Association also has a clearing-house at Liverpool for clearing the transactions which arise from dealings in cotton.