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Old Curiosity Shop, The

noun
1.
a novel (1840–41) by Dickens.
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  • For Katrine this old curiosity shop held an absolute fascination.

  • “It was bought for him by my Joe, in an old curiosity shop,” said Mary.

    Life in the Red Brigade R.M. Ballantyne
  • I was at his office to-day, you see, to return him some keepsake of his that I found in an old curiosity shop.

    Gallegher and Other Stories Richard Harding Davis
  • The little watchmaker, or watch cobbler, in the old curiosity shop.

    The Three Brides Charlotte M. Yonge
  • It was not at first successful, and only upon the commencement therein of the "old curiosity shop" did it take on in any sense.

    Dickens' London Francis Miltoun
  • Nor was the gain lost in the succeeding story of the old curiosity shop.

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