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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A store that sells bottles or cans of alcoholic beverages for consumption off the premises.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. a retail liquor store, specifically one in which only sealed containers may be sold for consumption off the premises.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a store that sells alcoholic beverages for consumption elsewhere

Etymologies

From the US state laws of Connecticut and Georgia that declare that purchased liquor must be in a sealed container and/or removed from the premises in a bag or other package. (Wiktionary)

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