offlicense

off-license

[awf-lahy-suhns, of-] British.
noun
1.
a license permitting the sale of sealed bottles of alcoholic beverages to be taken away from the premises by the purchaser.
2.
a store having such a license.
adjective
3.
having such a license.
Also, off-licence.


Origin:
1890–95

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