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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BOURSE

He got "Sunday specials" out of them both, and then went on to the Bourse de Travail.

In consequence of his views, he was known on the Bourse as "bear" Moser.

There was the gossip of the Bourse and the cabinet, the green-room and the stable.

Now, the Cascine is to the world of society what the Bourse is to the world of trade.

The sharks on the Bourse and the sharp men of business are just as dishonest.

Do you mean to tell me that you have business on the Bourse at midnight?

The men in general remained on their legs apart, conversing as if they were on the Bourse.

Already evil rumours, vague as yet, were going the round of the Bourse.

Just look under the peristyle at the Bourse from three to five.

In the Paris Bourse all agents are strictly forbidden to trade on their own account.

WORD ORIGIN

"stock exchange," 1570s, burse, from Old French borse "money bag, purse" (12c.), from Medieval Latin bursa "a bag" (see purse (n.)). French spelling and modern sense of "exchange for merchants" is first recorded 1845, from the name of the Paris stock exchange. The term originated because in 13c. Bruges the sign of a purse (or perhaps three purses), hung on the front of the house where merchants met.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR BOURSE

stock exchange

nounstock market
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