from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. That part of a produce exchange where the business in Indian corn is carried on.


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  • Had we a siege to endure in this place, there was a store of plenty here, not only in apple-pit and corn-pit, but in the good, dry cellar with which the house was provided.

    The Hidden Children

  • So as the Mazitu furnished us with an escort and plenty of bearers for the first part of the road and, thanks to Sammy's stewardship in the corn-pit, we had ample trade goods left to hire others later on, we made up our minds to risk the longer journey.

    Allan and the Holy Flower


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