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bottle shop

noun
1.
a store that sells wines, liquor, etc., by the bottle; liquor store.
Origin of bottle shop
1925-1930
1925-30
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  • Never since it has been a court has it had such a Fortunatus' purse of gossip as in the proceedings at the rag and bottle shop.

    Bleak House Charles Dickens
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bottle shop

noun
1.
(Austral & NZ, South African) a shop or part of a hotel where alcohol is sold in unopened containers for consumption elsewhere Also called bottle store
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