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counting room

noun
1.
counting house.
Origin of counting room
1705-1715
1705-15
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  • The clerk went into the counting-room, and, returning quickly, told Tom he might go in.

    Tom, The Bootblack Horatio Alger
  • It is a counting-room, in Chase & Speakman's distillery; a very small room it is.

    Tea Leaves Various
  • It will be of material assistance to you in securing a place in a counting-room.

    Paul Prescott's Charge Horatio Alger
  • I have been in the counting-room when he was there, and he looked right at me!

    Desk and Debit Oliver Optic
  • In surprise, not unmingled with foreboding, Mr. Gilbert followed his employer and Micky Maguire into the counting-room.

    Fame and Fortune Horatio Alger, Jr.
  • I had been told to be at the counting-room at half past seven; but I was on hand at seven.

    Desk and Debit Oliver Optic
  • She, therefore, paused only long enough at the counting-room to get directed to Mr. Gouger.

    A Black Adonis Linn Boyd Porter
  • He gasped and trembled, but, fortunately for him, we were alone in the counting-room.

    Desk and Debit Oliver Optic
  • Then we must seek him out and induce him to go with us to Mr. Godfrey's counting-room and give his testimony.

    Try and Trust Horatio Alger
  • Perhaps I can look into the matter better here than at the counting-room.

    Desk and Debit Oliver Optic

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