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counting room

  1. counting house.
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Origin of counting room

First recorded in 1705–15
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Historical Examples of counting room

  • It will be of material assistance to you in securing a place in a counting-room.

    Paul Prescott's Charge

    Horatio Alger

  • And he threw on his hat and dashed out of the counting-room.

  • Dawkins supposed Duval ignorant of the whereabouts of his employer's counting-room.

  • The next day Paul resumed his place in Mr. Danforth's counting-room.

  • About half-past ten Paul started on his way to Mr. Danforth's counting-room.