Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of luncheonette.

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Examples

  • After the heroin was cut—or turned into “scrambled eggs”—it would be placed in glassine envelopes, given to “salesmen” or “jobbers,” transported in gypsy cabs to local candy stores, bars, luncheonettes, and other outlets, and finally sold to the junkies who were pining for their fix.

    Dancing with the Devil

  • After the heroin was cut—or turned into “scrambled eggs”—it would be placed in glassine envelopes, given to “salesmen” or “jobbers,” transported in gypsy cabs to local candy stores, bars, luncheonettes, and other outlets, and finally sold to the junkies who were pining for their fix.

    Dancing with the Devil

  • After the heroin was cut—or turned into “scrambled eggs”—it would be placed in glassine envelopes, given to “salesmen” or “jobbers,” transported in gypsy cabs to local candy stores, bars, luncheonettes, and other outlets, and finally sold to the junkies who were pining for their fix.

    Dancing with the Devil

  • And then to hear how there are all these diners and luncheonettes in New York, some of them within a few short blocks of the hollowed ground, and how they've been serving these contaminated Muslim eggs to their customers for months -- of course people are upset.

    Rick Horowitz: Mosque and Eggs: The Cable Combo Plate

  • Ladies who lunched at luncheonettes shopped on Central Avenue and Tippy's Charcoal Haven lit up the night on Kennedy Boulevard.

    Jersey City Dreaming: Bullets, Bribes, and Unreal Real Estate

  • ATTORNEY: "I don't donate, I invest," the C.W. would say in meetings, in parking lots, at restaurants, luncheonettes, diners, offices, basement boiler rooms and bathrooms.

    CNN Transcript Jul 23, 2009

  • The C.W. would say in meetings, in parking lots, at restaurants, luncheonettes, diners, offices, basement boiler rooms and bathrooms.

    CNN Transcript Jul 24, 2009

  • Funny, I took luncheonettes for granted back when they were commonplace.

    The Germans Must Have a Word for It; or, Will the Sunview Rise Again

  • When I first moved to New York I often stopped for lunch at the old counter luncheonettes tucked on the lower part of 2nd Avenue, with their bowls of kasha and warm challah breads.

    Archive 2007-03-01

  • When I first moved to New York I often stopped for lunch at the old counter luncheonettes tucked on the lower part of 2nd Avenue, with their bowls of kasha and warm challah breads.

    Split Pea Sundays

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