American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A business or factory in which workers are employed without regard to union membership.
- n. A place of employment in which employment is in no way conditioned on membership in a union, though a union may be the exclusive bargaining agent of the employees.
- n. a company whose workers are hired without regard to their membership in a labor union
“I lent a weary ear to old Kohokumu's interminable chanting of the deeds and adventures of Maui, the Promethean demigod of Polynesia who fished up dry land from ocean depths with hooks made fast to heaven, who lifted up the sky whereunder previously men had gone on all fours, not having space to stand erect, and who made the sun with its sixteen snared legs stand still and agree thereafter to traverse the sky more slowly — the sun being evidently a trade-unionist and believing in the six-hour day, while Maui stood for the open shop and the twelve-hour day.”
“You are coming to see us to-morrow?" asked Mrs. Brauner -- he always called on Sunday afternoons and stayed until five, when he had to open shop for the Sunday supper rush.”
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