Countess

Count"ess

(kount"?s), n.;
pl. Countesses (-s).
[F. comtesse. See Count a nobleman.] The wife of an earl in the British peerage, or of a count in the Continental nobility; also, a lady possessed of the same dignity in her own right. See the Note under Count.
[1913 Webster]

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Count"ing*house`

(kount"?ng-hous`),

Count"ing*room`

(kount"?ng-r??m`), } n. [See Count, v.] The house or room in which a merchant, trader, or manufacturer keeps his books and transacts business; the offices used by the accountants of a business.
[1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5]

 

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