From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Bourse \Bourse\, n. [F. bourse purse, exchange, LL. bursa, fr.
   Gr.? skin, hide, of which a purse was usually made. Cf.
   Purse, Burse.]
   An exchange, or place where merchants, bankers, etc., meet
   for business at certain hours; esp., the Stock Exchange of
   [1913 Webster]
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