Countingroom
Countinghouse Count"ing*house` (kount"?ng-hous`), Countingroom Count"ing*room` (kount"?ng-r??m`), n. [See {Count}, v.] The house or room in which a merchant, trader, or manufacturer keeps his books and transacts business; the offices used by the accountants of a business. [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5]

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