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publishing house

  1. a company that publishes books, pamphlets, engravings, or the like: a venerable publishing house in Boston.
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Origin of publishing house

First recorded in 1820–30
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Historical Examples of publishing house

  • Every newspaper, magazine and publishing-house had installed an Imperial censor.

    The Fall of a Nation

    Thomas Dixon

  • Thyrsis had never heard of this publishing-house, but that did not chill his delight.

    Love's Pilgrimage

    Upton Sinclair

  • And meanwhile came a letter from the literary head of the third publishing-house, regretting that he could not accept the book.

    Love's Pilgrimage

    Upton Sinclair

  • But the dream was dispelled when she found herself entering the publishing-house she had fixed upon as her first scene of venture.

    Cobwebs and Cables

    Hesba Stretton