counting room
noun Date: 1712 countinghouse

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • counting room — noun : countinghouse * * * counting house. [1705 15] * * * counting house or counting room noun Formerly, a room in which a merchant, etc kept his accounts and transacted business • • • Main Entry: ↑count * * * counting room, a room or office… …   Useful english dictionary

  • counting room — counting house. [1705 15] * * * …   Universalium

  • counting room — /ˈkaʊntɪŋ rum/ (say kownting roohm) noun a room used as a counting house …   Australian English dictionary

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  • counting house — a building or office used by the accounting and bookkeeping department of a business. [1400 50; late ME] * * * counting house or counting room noun Formerly, a room in which a merchant, etc kept his accounts and transacted business • • • Main… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Counting game — The counting game is a cooperative game usually played with a large number of participants ndash; possibly as few as three or as many as twenty, but working best with about ten. Rules As a group, the players must count from 1 to 20, subject to… …   Wikipedia

  • Counting house — A counting house, or compting house, literally is the building, room, office or suite in which a business firm carries on operations, particularly accounting. By a synecdoche, it has come to mean the accounting operations of a firm, however… …   Wikipedia

  • counting house — /ˈkaʊntɪŋ haʊs/ (say kownting hows) noun 1. (formerly) a building or room in a noble or merchant s household set aside for the transaction of business. 2. an accounts office …   Australian English dictionary

  • Count room — A count room or counting room is a room that is designed and equipped for the purpose of counting large volumes of currency. Count rooms are operated by central banks and casinos, as well as some large banks and armored car companies that… …   Wikipedia

  • The King was in his Counting House — Infobox Dad s Army episode number episode name=047 The King was in his Counting House script=Jimmy Perry and David Croft director=David Croft producer=David Croft recorded=23/6/72 original transmission=17/11/1972 series=Five length=30 minutes… …   Wikipedia

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