Accepting house



noun
a financial institution that guarantees a bill of exchange, as a result of which it can be discounted on more favourable terms
Historical Examples

The bill will be drawn on a London accepting house, to whom the English merchant is liable for its due payment.
International Finance Hartley Withers

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