Customhouse broker
Customhouse Cus"tom*house" (-hous`), n. The building where customs and duties are paid, and where vessels are entered or cleared. [1913 Webster]

{Customhouse broker}, an agent who acts for merchants in the business of entering and clearing goods and vessels. [1913 Webster]


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