Definitions

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  • n. a shop in which meat and poultry (and sometimes fish) are sold

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Examples

  • His name’s Mourier, François Mourier, and he has a butcher shop on Boulevard de Charonne.”

    Maigret and the Saturday Caller

  • We passed by Ying Leong Look Funn, a rice-noodle factory, and Nam Fong, the butcher shop where Chu normally orders his pig.

    American Chinatown

  • On his way to the cabin, Rasmunsen recollected he was hungry and bought a small supply of provisions at the N.A. T. & T. store -- also a beefsteak at the butcher shop and dried salmon for the dogs.

    THE ONE THOUSAND DOZEN

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