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print shop

a shop where prints or graphics are sold.
a shop where printing is done.
Origin of print shop
1690-1700 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • There was a print-shop behind him, and he turned round and leaned against the window, while he tried to recover himself.

    Principle and Practice Harriet Martineau
  • Caricatures on the subject were to be seen in the window of every print-shop.

  • One of us would light the print-shop lamp, make out the papers, take the money, and stumble back to bed.

    Land of the Burnt Thigh Edith Eudora Kohl
  • The picture at last was finished, and Laura herself accompanied it to the print-shop.

    Self-control Mary Brunton
  • All had heard of this charming residence; views of it had been seen in every print-shop.

    One Of Them Charles James Lever
  • She stood a long while looking in the window of a print-shop, and at last ventured again.

    The Old Woman Who Lived in a Shoe Amanda Minnie Douglas
  • One unlucky day I was in a print-shop in Holborn, when I saw upon the counter some extremely beautiful drawings in silver-point.

  • Passing along Holborn, he continued his way into Oxford Street, where the print-shop windows proved irresistibly attractive.

    Fighting the Flames R.M. Ballantyne
  • I picked up in a print-shop the other day some superb views of the suburbs of Chowringhee, and the villas of the Garden Reach.

    Life and Letters of Lord Macaulay George Otto Trevelyan
  • There are the print-shop ballet girls intermingled with engravings of the most serious character.

British Dictionary definitions for print-shop

print shop

a place in which printing is carried out
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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