or cus·tom·house, customs house, cus·toms·house
Origin of custom house
Examples from the Web for custom house
Custom-house officers, jailers, &c., all share the fate of their betters.
The custom-house officer, searching the next luggage to mine, unearthed two boxes of cigars; of course these were contraband.
Here, to my great surprise, a Custom-house officer appeared and asked us to open our trunks.Northern Travel|Bayard Taylor
The millinery of Paris is in the ascendant, and there is no longer any need for searching female smugglers at the custom-house.
Fidle held on well at the custom-house, and I think that he became a general favorite.In Madeira Place|Heman White Chaplin