Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A shop for the sale of aromatic substances; formerly, a grocery or an apothecary's shop.

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Examples

  • As arsenic, corrosive sublimate, and other poisons are sold freely to children in every spice-shop, the number of unaccounted-for deaths is extremely large, but inquiry is seldom or never made.

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