from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See five-and-ten.
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- n. A store selling inexpensive items.
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Kennan's memory of that Christmas season would always be linked with the musty, dimly lit basement of Reardon's Department Store, a faded and failing five and dime store on Water Street, where he had shopped for his fourth graders 'presents late one evening.