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textile fabrics and related merchandise, as distinguished from groceries, hardware, etc.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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In good years, they would set aside enough food for their families and sled dogs and barter the rest for
It stocks a range of
, but little variety: a single brand of rice, one of flour and three of shampoo.
They start up small mom-and-pop, hole-in-the wall restaurants and
The shop displays
neatly packed in clear pre-packaged polythene packs.
He steals material and
for her off the ships he loads and unloads.
section in the former offers the best prices on souvenirs in the city.
The newest device aiming for efficiency in the retail distribution of
is a merchandise vending machine.
Later residents opened formal stores and sold clothing and
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