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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A pawnbroker's shop.

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Examples

  • 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.

    Fiancée

  • 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

  • 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

  • (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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 — Complete

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