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shoppe

[shop] /ʃɒp/
noun
1.
shop (used chiefly for quaint effect).
Origin
deliberately archaized spelling
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  • Choices range from meats to seafood to a sweet shoppe.
  • In summer, residents strolled to the shoppe and stayed until midnight.
Word Origin and History for shoppe
n.

one of several Middle English variations of shop (n.). It appears in Chaucer. Noted by 1918 as an antiquarian affectation in U.S. commercial establishments.

YE EAT SHOPPE
I admit that the name is against it. As a matter of fact, 732 Eighth Avenue is nothing more nor less than a good old-fashioned midnight lunch-room camouflaged by a flossy title. [Helen Worden Erskine, "The Real New York," 1933]

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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