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dispensary


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dispensary  \Dis*pen"sa*ry\,  n.;  pl  {Dispensaries}.  [Cf.  F. 
  dispensaire.] 
  1.  A  place  where  medicines  are  prepared  and  dispensed;  esp., 
  a  place  where  the  poor  can  obtain  medical  advice  and 
  medicines  gratuitously  or  at  a  nominal  price. 
 
  2.  A  dispensatory.  --Pope. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  dispensary 
  n  :  a  retail  shop  where  medicine  and  other  articles  are  sold 
  [syn:  {drugstore},  {apothecary's  shop},  {chemist's},  {chemist's 
  shop},  {pharmacy}] 




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