Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. On the continent of Europe, a small shop where wine is retailed; in France, a cabaret.

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Examples

  • Offer Less-Expensive Products Bonnie Nolan says she started to notice a change in her wine-shop clientele's buying habits in October.

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  • The public writer, a good old man who could not fill his stomach with red wine without emptying his pocket of secrets, was made to talk in the wine-shop.

    Les Miserables

  • All this was so rapidly executed, that it was all over when those about the wine-shop noticed it.

    Les Miserables

  • The little Mondetour barricade, hidden behind the wine-shop building, was not visible.

    Les Miserables

  • Thebes; the wine-shop fought like a house of Saragossa.

    Les Miserables

  • The barricade was the rampart, the wine-shop was the dungeon.

    Les Miserables

  • Then they barricaded the window below, and held in readiness the iron cross-bars which served to secure the door of the wine-shop at night.

    Les Miserables

  • M. Mabeuf had not quitted the mob, however; he had entered the ground-floor of the wine-shop and had seated himself behind the counter.

    Les Miserables

  • At the moment of the attack, at the detonation, the physical shock had reached him and had, as it were, awakened him; he started up abruptly, crossed the room, and at the instant when Enjolras repeated his appeal: “Does no one volunteer?” the old man was seen to make his appearance on the threshold of the wine-shop.

    Les Miserables

  • The search ended, they lifted Javert to his feet, bound his arms behind his back, and fastened him to that celebrated post in the middle of the room which had formerly given the wine-shop its name.

    Les Miserables

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