Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of storekeeper.

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Examples

  • Rodrigo and Bonavidas began the inquiries, prefacing them with jocularly expressed friendship to certain storekeepers and a toss of tequila here and there down a willing throat.

    American novelist Charles Fleming Embree set his first novel at Lake Chapala

  • Dressed alike in their rumpled black suits, carrying their great black-bound books, they pass through the crowd into the main sanctuary where the older men are arriving, businessmen coming from downtown, the storekeepers from the neighborhood, the retired grandfathers.

    Excerpt: Kaaterskill Falls by Allegra Goodman

  • It was, perhaps, fortunate that the storekeepers were able to rise to the contents of the list unaided, for Norah was scarcely in a condition to grapple with problems relating to anything so ordinary as groceries, and found it indeed difficult to read out her list coherently, with Jim standing sentinel in the doorway and Wally wandering about the shop sampling all he could find, from biscuits to brooms.

    Mates at Billabong

  • The storekeepers are the merchants and bankers of the places in which they reside.

    The Backwoods of Canada Being Letters From The Wife of an Emigrant Officer, Illustrative of the Domestic Economy of British America

  • There were the same coarse, hoarse-voiced women in the market, the same kind of storekeepers in the low store doors, forever struggling and quarrelling for a customer.

    From Plotzk to Boston

  • Of course there was still others who were prominent, such as storekeepers, prize fighters, hotel owners and the like (again it was

    The Rich Little Poor Boy

  • "At the beginning of the 20th century, there were a lot of bow ties being worn by storekeepers and just everyday people," says Mr. Atgemis.

    A Return to Tying the Knot

  • At the taverns, they smoke through dinner, eating mezes and drinking raki with one hand and stabbing ashtrays with the other; women eschew vanity for long drags of Parliaments; storekeepers flick ashes straight onto their rugs.

    Turkish Smoke-Out

  • NEW DELHI—Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday defended his government's move to allow international supermarkets and department stores to enter India by saying it would protect small-plot farmers and introduce modern technology to an industry dominated by old-fashioned storekeepers.

    Singh Defends Retail FDI Amid Furor

  • Many storekeepers closed early, and commuters flooded out of the city long before nightfall.

    London Quiet, Riots in Manchester

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