from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A pawnbroker's shop.


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  • They bore him up, everyone shrieking like madmen, and smashed him down on the table of a pop-shop, holding his limbs while others broke the pop-bottles and slashed and stabbed at him with the shards.

    Flashman In The Great Game

  • "He'll be getting his blue coat with brass buttons out of the pop-shop just now," cried another; "and he'll hold his head so high that he won't look at us wicked sinners."

    Frank Oldfield Lost and Found

  • 'They draw the things in red and black ink on the pop-shop labels.'

    The Light That Failed

  • Julius had shaken his head over the trousers, knowing that the first walk taken by the garments in company with the winners would be as far as the pop-shop.

    The Dop Doctor

  • By the time I had addressed it, "Mrs. Biddy Macartney, coffee-seller," to the care of the Dockgate-keeper, we had not much spare time left in which to stamp and post it, so we took leave of the owner of the pop-shop.

    We and the World, Part II A Book for Boys

  • (I glanced round the pop-shop, but, as Micky himself would have said, No matther!); and didn't it lighten his heart to hear of his dear mother sitting content and comfortable at her own coffee-stall.

    We and the World, Part II A Book for Boys

  • As to the other cloak and shawl, don't be afraid; they sha'n't go to the pop-shop, but we'll take care of them against we get to some large town where there are young fellows with blunt in their pockets; for you seem to have already found out that your face is your fortune, Alley.

    Ernest Maltravers — Volume 04

  • "Sure and sartin," answered Becky, dropping her mutilated courtesy, "I be's glad it be found now, instead of sum days afore, or I might have been vicked enough to let it go with the rest to the pop-shop; and I'm sure the times out of mind ven that 'ere boy was a h-urchin that I've risted the timtashung and said,' No, Becky Carruthers, that maun't go to my h-uncle's! '"

    Lucretia — Volume 05

  • The lease for the store runs through January, at which time Kellogg will determine if the pop-shop will remain around indefinitely.

    Media Buyer Planner

  • We’d go down a block and a half from school in the freezing snow to get coffee from the only specialty coffeehouse in all of Alton, a little pop-shop whose name escapes me.

    Memory « Love | Peace | Ohana


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