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counting house

A building once used primarily for accounting and bookkeeping.
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But there is no refuge on the pitch, or in gossip about WAGS, or in the counting houses of the wealthy club owners.
And it came to pass that the money lenders in their counting houses did squander and foolishly speculate with the money which was not their's so to do.
It was for this reason that I included in my own letter the warning that counting houses built against population was ``simplistic''.
Fashionable folk in fine clothes saunter past elegant buildings housing offices, counting houses and shops.
It is likely that Greenland Street got its name because it housed the warehouses, counting houses and offices linked to the whaling industry.