Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The work of a storekeeper, looking after a shop.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of taking charge of stores or a store.

Etymologies

store +‎ keeping (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Country "storekeeping" was then as honorable as the calling of a city merchant.

    Marion Harland's autobiography : the story of a long life,

  • The Navy computers infected are the NavyStar (N*) system, based on a server cabinet and cable-networked PCs on each warship and used for purposes such as storekeeping, email and similar support functions.

    The Register

  • English education, also contributed to retain them on the islands, and numbers of the young men entered into sugar-growing, cattle-raising, storekeeping, and other businesses here.

    The Hawaiian Archipelago

  • Picture to yourself the perplexities of a Christian minister, engaged in such an occupation as storekeeping under these circumstances, with, likely enough, a touch of fever on him and jiggers in his feet; and when the store is closed the goods in it requiring constant vigilance to keep them free from mildew and white ants.

    Travels in West Africa

  • At no time had he come near making a fortune out of storekeeping.

    Australia Felix

  • Chapter 6 deals with all aspects of vehicle acquisition, control and maintenance, while Chapter 7 provides specific information concerning warehouse management and storekeeping practices.

    1. Purpose of the Field Handbook

  • And Raeford Liles, with his store full of good things and getting fuller every day now that the war and the blockade no longer pinched him, might have spoken a little more kindly to someone who'd fought to keep him in the storekeeping business.

    The Guns Of The South

  • It did not take the more level-headed members of the race long to see that while the Negro in the South was surrounded by many difficulties, there was practically no line drawn and little race discrimination in the world of commerce, banking, storekeeping, manufacturing, and the skilled trades, and in agriculture, and that in this lay his great opportunity.

    Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, 1995, Memorial Issue

  • When closing time came he was heartily sick of the business of storekeeping, if he never had been before.

    Hiram the Young Farmer

  • From housekeeping play to storekeeping play is a logical step and one abounding in possibilities for leading interest beyond the horizon line of home environment.

    A Catalogue of Play Equipment

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