land-office business


land-of·​fice business ˈland-ˈä-fəs- How to pronounce land-office business (audio)
: extensive and rapid business
money changers … did a land-office business on paydayF. J. Haskin

Examples of land-office business in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But even before that, the aquarium was doing land-office business. Detroit Free Press, 10 Nov. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1839, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of land-office business was in 1839

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“Land-office business.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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