corn exchange

corn exchanges
also Corn Exchange
A corn exchange is a large building where, in former times, grain was bought and sold. [BRIT]

English dictionary. 2008.

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  • Corn exchange — For the defunct US bank, see Corn Exchange Bank. The Exchange in Bristol A corn exchange (Commonwealth English) or grain exchange (North American English) was a building where farmers and merchants traded cereal grains. Such trade was common in… …   Wikipedia

  • corn exchange — noun an exchange where grains are bought and sold • Hypernyms: ↑exchange * * * corn exchange noun A building where trade in corn is (or was) carried on • • • Main Entry: ↑corn * * * corn exchange UK US noun [countable] [ …   Useful english dictionary

  • corn exchange — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms corn exchange : singular corn exchange plural corn exchanges British a place where corn was bought and sold in the past …   English dictionary

  • Corn Exchange —    East out of Mark Lane. Old Corn Exchange at No. 52 and the New Corn Exchange further north (P.O. Directory). In Tower Ward.    Old Exchange erected 1747. J. Woods, Architect. Rebuilt 1881. New Exchange erected 1827. George Smith, Architect.… …   Dictionary of London

  • Corn Exchange — see corn exchange …   English dictionary

  • corn exchange — corn ex.change n BrE a place where corn used to be bought and sold …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • corn exchange — place where corn is bought and sold …   English contemporary dictionary

  • corn exchange — noun (in the UK) a building where corn is or was traded …   English new terms dictionary

  • corn exchange — noun (C) a place where corn used to be bought and sold …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Corn Exchange, Newbury — Corn Exchange Location Market Place, Newbury, Berkshire, United Kingdom Opened 1861 Capacity 400 …   Wikipedia

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