Usage examples for discounts

  1. It is disfigured with certain familiar limitations; the author can recognise no work except that done with the hands; and, whether by unhappy accident of actual circumstance or through defect of temperament, he sees his employers with a disproportionate bitterness that somewhat discounts his indictment, while he views his fellow- workmen from rather a disdainful height. – Punch, or the London Charivari, May 6, 1914 by Various
  2. I think they should even be encouraged, by allowing them a larger than legal, interest on short discounts and tapering thence, in proportion as the term of discount is lengthened, down to legal interest on those of a year or more. – Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson