commission house

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noun

a brokerage firm that buys and sells securities on commission.

Nearby words

  1. commissar,
  2. commissariat,
  3. commissary,
  4. commission,
  5. commission for racial equality,
  6. commission merchant,
  7. commission plan,
  8. commissionaire,
  9. commissioned officer,
  10. commissioner

Origin of commission house

An Americanism dating back to 1825–35

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