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counting room

noun

  1. counting house.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of counting room1

First recorded in 1705–15

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Example Sentences

Ballot stuffing by Dems when Republicans were forced to leave the large counting room.

In my own company, for instance, the majority of the men were recruited from the professions and the counting-room.

I entered a counting-room, in which a solitary clerk, with a foreign look, was writing.

I relieved the porter, sir; and I shall bunk on two chairs in the counting-room.

Oblige me by making the necessary arrangements in your counting-room.

I wonder whether any of the partners are in the counting-room?

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