Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of shopkeeper.

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Examples

  • The dead were identified as a twelve-year-old boy, an Afghan police officer, and two shopkeepers from a local bazaar.

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  • The arbiter of peace and war was fain to send superb ambassadors to kick their heels in Dutch shopkeepers’ ante-chambers. 8, is again a general term.

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  • Sounds more as if the shopkeepers are the persecuted minority.

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  • And so you will sledge nearly alone, but those with whom you sledge will not be shopkeepers, that is worth a good deal.

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  • The shopkeepers were the sons of Chanan or Jochanan; for, in the Jerusalem language, Chanan and

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  • Like their wares, they were unusual, -- considered as shopkeepers, that is.

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  • Over against the shopkeepers was the drop-curtain, the centre of which contained a romantic picture intended to prepare the spectators for the play soon to begin.

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  • The shopkeepers are a tribe of more varied interests and more diversified lives.

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  • The battle could not have been fought forty years ago, because, on one side, the Church was an idle phantasm, the gentleman too ignorant, the workman too merely animal; while, on the other, the Manchester cotton-spinners were all Tories, and the shopkeepers were a distinct class interest from theirs.

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  • The doctor went to a glass case such as shopkeepers use for penny candies, slid back the door, and started rummaging through a pile of filthy medical instruments covered with flyspecks and dust.

    Mexico

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