- 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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- 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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