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body shop

noun
1.
a factory or machine shop in which bodies for vehicles, as automobiles, trucks, or the like, are manufactured, repaired, etc.
2.
Slang.
  1. an employment agency, school, or the like that provides large numbers of workers, trainees, recent graduates, etc., to fill entry-level jobs.
  2. a gym, health club, or the like where people may exercise, do bodybuilding, etc.
  3. a singles bar.
Origin
1950-1955
1950-55
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Examples from the web for body shop
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British Dictionary definitions for body shop

body shop

noun
1.
a place where the bodywork of motor vehicles is built or repaired
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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