custom house

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custom house

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customs house

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a government office, esp at a port, where customs are collected and ships cleared for entry. Also called: customhouse or customshouse
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custom house

n (esp Hist) → Zollamt nt
References in classic literature ?
{Picardie = province of France, north of Evreux; barrieres = gates at the edge of Paris, where local customs duties were collected; magazin = shop; fiacre = a kind of carriage; Douane = customs house; confidential commissionaire = special messenger}

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