from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The commodities dealt in by a cheesemonger.
- n. The shop or store in which such commodities are dealt in.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Mr. Tuggs attended to the grocery department; Mrs. Tuggs to the cheesemongery; and Miss Tuggs to her education.
He assured me, however, that the practice of astrology was as rife as ever in London at this moment, and that businesses in that line were bought and sold for sterling coin of the realm, just as though they had been "corner" publics, or "snug concerns" in the cheesemongery line.
Mr. Tuggs attended to the grocery department; Mr.. Tuggs to the cheesemongery; and Miss Tuggs to her education.
Charcoal, Cheesemongery, &c. The proximity of charcoal and cheesemongery, looks rather whimsical.