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  • n. a shop that sells alcoholic beverages to be drunk off the premises

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a store that sells alcoholic beverages for consumption elsewhere


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  • Now you see him around town, walking up from that dump of his by the river to the state liquor store and McGlennon's, and he looks like any other pathetic soul with too much time on his hands.

    Till the Butchers Cut Him Down

  • And Golden Grove would leave Port Jackson with her because the liquor store was almost finished.

    Morgan’s Run

  • Brothers who had not known what it was to work an eight-to-five job stood outside the liquor store sharing a piece of a promise and a half-empty liquor bottle.

    A Love So Deep

  • This meant that Port Jackson could erect better wooden buildings than palm log, and concentrate upon a liquor store in stone—Fishburn and Golden Grove were stuck until some secure premises were erected on shore for the liquor.

    Morgan’s Run

  • Three days out of the Texas State Pen, Fud shows up at the door of then Detective-Sergeant Turner Meeks, informs him that he just stuck up a liquor store in Hermosa Beach, pistol-whipped the proprietor and intended to pay Buzz back the six yards he owed him with the proceeds.

    The Big Nowhere

  • The liquor store cutting due to close any day -- Del Hardy's interviewing a snitch who looks promising The main thing pending is

    Blood Test

  • They can go in to shop at the Anona supermarket and the liquor store — as long as they remember to bring their ration cards and special personal passes.

    The Vatican Rip

  • McGlennon's didn't open till eleven, but two blocks away the state liquor store was doing a brisk business.

    Till the Butchers Cut Him Down

  • Jeannie Schmidt had mentioned that Pace was a habitue of both the state liquor store and McGlennon's Pub; perhaps he was starting his drinking day early.

    Till the Butchers Cut Him Down

  • *Most of the bottles on the shelves at the liquor store are distilled by a handful of companies, each with many labels.



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