publishing house

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noun

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

Nearby words

  1. publish,
  2. publish or perish,
  3. publishable,
  4. publisher,
  5. publishing,
  6. publishment,
  7. pubo-,
  8. pubococcygeus,
  9. puboprostatic,
  10. puboprostatic muscle

Origin of publishing house

First recorded in 1820–30

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Examples from the Web for publishing house

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

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

  • 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