See also:moon's passing from one phase to another . The use of the word for a place of commercial business has usually been taken to be a shortened
See also:form of
See also:Exchange (q.v.) and so is often written '
See also:Change . The New
See also:Dictionary points out that " change " appears earlier than " exchange " in this sense . " Change " is particularly used of coins of
See also:lower denomination given in substitution for those of larger denomination or for a note,
See also:cheque, &c., and also for the
See also:balance of a sum paid larger than that which is due . A further application is that in
See also:bell-ringing, of the variations in
See also:order in which a peal of bells may be
See also:rung . The
See also:term usually excludes the ringing of the bells according to the diatonic scale in which they are hung (see BELL) . It is from a combination of these two meanings that the thieves'
See also:slang phrase " ringing the changes " arises; it denotes the various methods by which wrong change may be given or extracted, or counterfeit
See also:coin passed .
NICOLAS ANNE THEODULE CHANGARNIER (1793–1877)
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