Definition of Discount house

1. Noun. A sales outlet offering goods at a discounted price.

Exact synonyms: Discount Store, Discounter, Wholesale House
Generic synonyms: Mercantile Establishment, Outlet, Retail Store, Sales Outlet
Group relationships: Discount Chain
Derivative terms: Discount



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Discount House

discorrespondent
discorsioun
discos
discotheque
discotheques
discotic
discotomies
discotomy
discounsel
discounselled
discount
discount business
discount chain
discount department store
discount department stores
discount house (current term)
discount rate
discount rates
discount store
discount stores
discountability
discountable
discounted
discountenance
discountenanced
discountenancer
discountenancers
discountenances
discountenancing
discounter

Literary usage of Discount house

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1866)
"If a discount- house (аз used to be the rule) deals only with its own money, it does not need to keep ... For example, suppose a discount-house has £900000 ..."

2. Foreign Exchange by Albert Conser Whitaker (1919)
"The funds employed by the discount house consist (1) of its own capital, (2) of interest-bearing deposits on demand, (3) of interest-bearing deposits at ..."

3. The Fortnightly Review (1871)
"The Millwall Iron Ship Building Company obtained from the great Lombard Street discount house advances exceeding half a million. For a time a large business ..."

4. The theory and practice of banking by Henry Dunning Macleod (1876)
"On the 28th the principal discount house applied to the Bank for an assurance that they would give them any assistance they might require. ..."

5. Annals of British Legislation: Being a Classified and Analysed Summary of edited by Leone Levi (1859)
"There was great uneasiness out of doors (ie, in London), and the Bank had an application from the principal discount house for an assurance, that if it was ..."

6. Social Science and National Economy by Robert Ellis Thompson (1875)
"By this plan a debtor in Hamburg, who wishes to pay his London creditor, goes "on 'change" and buys of a discount house a draft on London for the amount. ..."

7. The Unity of Law: As Exhibited in the Relations of Physical, Social, Mental by Henry Charles Carey (1872)
"The Millwall Iron Ship Building Company obtained from the great Lombard Street discount house advances exceeding half a million. For a time a large business ..."

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