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wineshop

[wahyn-shop] /ˈwaɪnˌʃɒp/
noun
1.
a shop where wine is sold.
Origin of wineshop
1840-1850
1840-50; wine + shop
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  • If the town is small, the posada where you seek for lodging will have a wineshop below.

    Things seen in Spain C. Gasquoine Hartley
  • He bundled them all into a wineshop where they took some vermouth.

    L'Assommoir Emile Zola
  • A sign of a wineshop flashed across his dancing vision, and he clung to it as to an anchor or a poison.

    The Imitator Percival Pollard
  • "No reason at all," said Lyaeus with a laugh as he went in the door of the wineshop.

    Rosinante to the Road Again John Dos Passos
  • But I left it lying there to be picked up by the children when they returned, and went back to the wineshop.

    The Door Through Space Marion Zimmer Bradley
  • He has worked conscientiously, and loathes the thought of a wineshop.

    Jack Alphonse Daudet
  • One wineshop, little more than a cellar, had twelve heaps of not overly clean straw spread upon the damp stones.

    Vistas in Sicily Arthur Stanley Riggs
  • For the wineshop in which the graffito was found, see Mau, Bull.

  • But when they reached a wineshop on the corner they entered to take a glass merely to cement good resolutions.

    L'Assommoir Emile Zola
  • I have seen him dance, strange dances of the North, at the wineshop by the mole.

    Kit Musgrave's Luck Harold Bindloss

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