customhouse

noun cus·tom·house \ ˈkə-stəm-ˌhau̇s \
variants: or less commonly customshouse play \ˈkə-stəmz-ˌhau̇s\

Definition of customhouse

: a building where customs and duties are paid or collected and where vessels are entered and cleared

First Known Use of customhouse

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