Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of taking charge of stores or a store.
- n. The work of a storekeeper, looking after a shop.
- store + keeping (Wiktionary)
“Country "storekeeping" was then as honorable as the calling of a city merchant.”
“The Navy computers infected are the NavyStar (N*) system, based on a server cabinet and cable-networked PCs on each warship and used for purposes such as storekeeping, email and similar support functions.”
“English education, also contributed to retain them on the islands, and numbers of the young men entered into sugar-growing, cattle-raising, storekeeping, and other businesses here.”
“Picture to yourself the perplexities of a Christian minister, engaged in such an occupation as storekeeping under these circumstances, with, likely enough, a touch of fever on him and jiggers in his feet; and when the store is closed the goods in it requiring constant vigilance to keep them free from mildew and white ants.”
“At no time had he come near making a fortune out of storekeeping.”
“Chapter 6 deals with all aspects of vehicle acquisition, control and maintenance, while Chapter 7 provides specific information concerning warehouse management and storekeeping practices.”
“And Raeford Liles, with his store full of good things and getting fuller every day now that the war and the blockade no longer pinched him, might have spoken a little more kindly to someone who'd fought to keep him in the storekeeping business.”
“It did not take the more level-headed members of the race long to see that while the Negro in the South was surrounded by many difficulties, there was practically no line drawn and little race discrimination in the world of commerce, banking, storekeeping, manufacturing, and the skilled trades, and in agriculture, and that in this lay his great opportunity.”
“When closing time came he was heartily sick of the business of storekeeping, if he never had been before.”
“From housekeeping play to storekeeping play is a logical step and one abounding in possibilities for leading interest beyond the horizon line of home environment.”
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