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discount house

noun
1.
Also called discount store. a store that sells much of its merchandise at a price below the usual price.
2.
British, bill broker.
Origin
1945-1950
1945-50
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British Dictionary definitions for dis-count store

discount house

noun
1.
(mainly Brit) a financial organization engaged in discounting bills of exchange, etc on a large scale primarily by borrowing call money from commercial banks
2.
(mainly US) another name for discount store
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