a brokerage firm that buys and sells securities on commission.
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How to use commission house in a sentence
He returned without any financial success, and obtained employment for a time in a commission-house on the levee.Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete | Albert Bigelow Paine
She began work in Philadelphia in a commission house as a saleswoman and corset fitter.Making Both Ends Meet | Sue Ainslie Clark and Edith Wyatt
A mill is very unfortunate to be controlled by a commission house.The Rise of Cotton Mills in the South | Broadus Mitchell
"At the commission house where you carried the letter," said Lamar.The Kentuckian in New-York, Volume I (of 2) | William Alexander Caruthers
The way to rid a mill of the influence of a commission house, he said, is to pay what is owed.The Rise of Cotton Mills in the South | Broadus Mitchell