American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A store that sells bottles or cans of alcoholic beverages for consumption off the premises.
- n. US a retail liquor store, specifically one in which only sealed containers may be sold for consumption off the premises.
- n. a store that sells alcoholic beverages for consumption elsewhere
- 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)
“I swam at Forest Lake with the shady little man who ran the package store on the way to Ware and had fathered at least two kids without ever getting married.”
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Names for convenience stores, as inspired by this BoingBoing post. As in, "I'm going to the ______ to grab some milk and a pack of smokes."
Words and phrases said to be exclusive to N.E.
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