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SHOP, n.

1. A builking in which goods, wares, drugs, &c. are sold by retail.

2. a building in which mechanics work, and where they keep their manufactures for sale.

Keep your shop, and your shop will keep you. Franklin.

SHOP, v.i. To visit shops for purchasing goods; used chiefly in the participle; as, the laky is shopping.




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SHOP, n.

1. A builking in which goods, wares, drugs, &c. are sold by retail.

2. a building in which mechanics work, and where they keep their manufactures for sale.

Keep your shop, and your shop will keep you. Franklin.

SHOP, v.i. To visit shops for purchasing goods; used chiefly in the participle; as, the laky is shopping.


SHOP, n. [Norm. schope; Sax. sceoppa, a depository, from sceapian, to form or shape; Sw. skåp, a repository; Dan. skab, a cupboard or chest of drawers. Qu. Fr. echoppe.]

  1. A building in which goods, wares, drugs, &c. are sold by retail.
  2. A building in which mechanics work, and where they keep their manufactures for sale. Keep your shop, and your shop will keep you. – Franklin.

SHOP, v.i.

To visit shops for purchasing goods; used chiefly in the participle; as, the lady is shopping.


Shop
  1. imp. of Shape. Shaped.

    Chaucer.
  2. A building or an apartment in which goods, wares, drugs, etc., are sold by retail.

    From shop to shop
    Wandering, and littering with unfolded silks
    The polished counter.
    Cowper.

  3. To visit shops for the purpose of purchasing goods.

    He was engaged with his mother and some ladies to go shopping. Byron.

  4. A person's occupation, business, profession, or the like, as a subject of attention, interest, conversation, etc.; -- generally in deprecation.
  5. A building in which mechanics or artisans work; as, a shoe shop; a car shop.

    A tailor called me in his shop. Shak.

    * Shop is often used adjectively or in composition; as, shop rent, or shop-rent; shop thief, or shop-thief; shop window, or shop-window, etc.

    To smell of the shop, to indicate too distinctively one's occupation or profession. -- To talk shop, to make one's business the topic of social conversation; also, to use the phrases peculiar to one's employment. [Colloq.]

    Syn. -- Store; warehouse. See Store.

  6. A place where any industry is carried on; as, a chemist's shop;

    also, (Slang)
  7. Any place of resort, as one's house, a restaurant, etc.

    [Slang, Chiefly Eng.]
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Shop

SHOP, noun

1. A builking in which goods, wares, drugs, etc. are sold by retail.

2. a building in which mechanics work, and where they keep their manufactures for sale.

Keep your shop, and your shop will keep you. Franklin.

SHOP, verb intransitive To visit shops for purchasing goods; used chiefly in the participle; as, the laky is shopping.

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importance

IMPORT'ANCE, n.

1. Weight; consequence; a bearing on some interest; that quality of any thing by which it may affect a measure, interest or result. The education of youth is of great importance to a free government. A religious education is of infinite importance to every human being.

2. Weight or consequence in the scale of being.

Thy own importance know.

Nor bound thy narrow views to things below.

3. Weight or consequence in self-estimation.

He believes himself a man of importance.

4. Thing implied; matter; subject; importunity. [In these senses, obsolete.]

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glut

GLUT, v.i. [L. glutio, Low L. gluto, a glutton.]

1. To swallow, or to swallow greedily; to gorge.

2. To cloy; to fill beyond sufficiency; to sate; to disgust; as, to glut the appetites.

3. To feast or delight even to satiety.

His faithful heart, a bloody sacrifice,

Torn from his breast, to glut the tyrant's eyes.

4. To fill or furnish beyond sufficiency; as, to glut the market.

5. To saturate.

GLUT, n. That which is swallowed.

1. Plenty even to loathing.

He shall find himself miserable, even in the very glut of his delights.

A glut of study and retirement.

2. More than enough; superabundance.

3. Any thing that fills or obstructs the passage.

4. A wooden wedge.

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