discount house


noun

Also called discount store. a store that sells much of its merchandise at a price below the usual price.
British. bill broker.

Origin of discount house

First recorded in 1945–50
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British Dictionary definitions for discount store (1 of 2)

discount store


noun

a shop where goods are sold at a low price

British Dictionary definitions for discount store (2 of 2)

discount house


noun

mainly British a financial organization engaged in discounting bills of exchange, etc on a large scale primarily by borrowing call money from commercial banks
mainly US another name for discount store
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