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block house

noun
1.
Stock Exchange. a firm that specializes in block trades.
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  • "I know you were astonished at what you heard, Phil Farringford," said he, as we lay down in the block house.

    Field and Forest Oliver Optic
  • "You mought turn in and rest, then," replied Kit, as he left the block house.

    Field and Forest Oliver Optic
  • The block house was an advanced post that we held in the morning and during the night.

    Trenching at Gallipoli John Gallishaw
  • When I awoke, the sun was shining in through the loopholes of the block house.

    Field and Forest Oliver Optic
  • One morning when we galloped down to the block house from our reserve, we surprised the Johnnies.

    A Boy Trooper With Sheridan Stanton P. Allen
  • He explained how the block house lines on the High Veld ran.

    The Peace Negotiations J. D. Kestell
  • I made up a bed in the block house, and was about to turn in, when Mr. Gracewood joined me.

    Field and Forest Oliver Optic
  • At the block house we found confirmation of the Emperor's statement.

    To Have and To Hold Mary Johnston
  • Sharp eyes were glaring through the loop-holes of the block house, the match was lit, the word trembled on tight-pressed lips.

    The Bastonnais John Lesperance
  • Bought the model of the block house and provided the Mahogany.

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