board of trade

noun phrase

Definition of board of trade

1 capitalized B&T : a British governmental department concerned with commerce and industry
2 : a commodities exchange

First Known Use of board of trade

1715, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Board of trade.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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: a commodities exchange

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