Definition of Countinghouses

1. Noun. (plural of countinghouse) ¹



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Definition of Countinghouses

1. countinghouse [n] - See also: countinghouse

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Countinghouses

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countify
countifying
counting
counting-out game
counting angels on pinheads
counting coup
counting measure
counting number
counting numbers
counting rod
counting rods
countinghouse
countinghouses (current term)
countings
countless
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countlessness
countline
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countor
countors
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countrey
countreys
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countries
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Literary usage of Countinghouses

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1. Educational Foundations of Trade and Industry by Fabian Arthur Goulstone Ware (1901)
"The two succeeding “countinghouses” provided a course of a year each, and constituted the really higher commercial section of the institution. ..."

2. Golden Treasury Readers by Charles Maurice Stebbins, Mary H. Coolidge (1912)
"Shortly afterwards there came a report that one of her countinghouses had been ... All her countinghouses were ruined. Her fleet had been destroyed at sea; ..."

3. Golden Treasury Readers: Fourth Reader by Charles Maurice Stebbins (1912)
"Shortly afterwards there came a report that one of her countinghouses had been ... All her countinghouses were ruined. Her fleet had been destroyed at sea; ..."

4. The History of England from the Accession of James II. by Thomas Babington Macaulay Macaulay (1849)
"Those mansions of the great old burghers which still exist have been turned into countinghouses ..."

5. Ancient Times, a History of the Early World: An Introduction to the Study of by James Henry Breasted (1916)
"Men of all the world elbowed each other and talked business in the banks and countinghouses of the magnificent new forums; they filled the public offices ..."

6. The Principles of Moral and Political Philosophy by William Paley (1832)
"For which reason, the expectations of those who retire from their shops and countinghouses, to enjoy the remainder of their days in leisure and tranquillity ..."

7. The History of England from the Accession of James the Second by Thomas Babington Macaulay Macaulay (1849)
"... which still exist have been turned into countinghouses and warehouses: but it is evident that they were originally not inferior in magnificence to the ..."

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