from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A small restaurant in which coffee and light meals are served.
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- n. a small café or restaurant typically selling light refreshments along with coffee and espresso-based drinks.
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- n. a small restaurant where drinks and snacks are sold
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The solid man, in his mid-thirties, stood in the washroom of a coffee shop on Lexington Avenue, lost in his task.
A woman named Valerie Marchant, who runs a coffee shop in the building.
I saw him sometimes at Sterling Library, and in a coffee shop on Chapel Street, where he always sat alone, reading and smoking Dunhills, his long legs crossed under the table.
Pete Decker's apartment is on the fourth floor of a seedy building that Caroline knows only because it's across the street from the coffee shop where she and some of the other detectives used to go in the mornings for tea.
“Prunella,” I said wearily as she scattered her files all over the coffee shop for the umpteenth time.
Whitey got a chance to express his feelings to Gilbert directly when they bumped into each other at a Miami Beach coffee shop after the Bonilla-Mets deal was announced at the 1991 winter meetings.
The deskman replied that he couldn't be sure, but that he suspected some of the people loitering in the coffee shop across the street were members of the press.
Danny graduated last year and is now the front man for a rock band called Suck This that plays the coffee shop circuit around Northern Minnesota.
A routine stopover at a nearby coffee shop for a doughnut and fruit juice may be the perfect after-blood-test treat.
Mill Street, Maytera Mint told herself, seeing the forlorn sign of a dark coffee shop called the Mill.