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They reached the office of Fouts, in the, latter street, just as the Exchange had closed.

But I was not content with the first view that had been afforded me at the Exchange.

I saw you in the Exchange this morning—I saw you yesterday—and the day before.

And what do you propose to give him in exchange for the solace that you take away?

Exchange typewriters with me so I can have the same machine.

"Piece for piece, I will exchange, as I offered," he announced.

Oh, foolish woman, if you do, you only exchange your woes for worse ones.

The first one was from a brother minister, begging an exchange.

How do your lawyers live, your politicians, your intriguers, your men of the Exchange?

There had never been anything between them, not even the exchange of a kiss.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., "act of reciprocal giving and receiving," from Anglo-French eschaunge, Old French eschange (Modern French échange), from Late Latin excambium, from excambiare, from Latin ex- "out" (see ex-) + cambire "barter" (see change). Practice of merchants or lenders meeting to exchange bills of debt led to meaning "building for mercantile business" (1580s).

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