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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Grocery  \Gro"cer*y\,  n.;  pl  {Groceries}.  [F.  grosserie 
  wholesale.  See  {Grocer}.] 
  1.  The  commodities  sold  by  grocers,  as  tea,  coffee,  spices, 
  etc.;  --  in  the  United  States  almost  always  in  the  plural 
  form  in  this  sense 
 
  A  deal  box  .  .  .  to  carry  groceries  in  --Goldsmith. 
 
  The  shops  at  which  the  best  families  of  the 
  neighborhood  bought  grocery  and  millinery. 
  --Macaulay. 
 
  2.  A  retail  grocer's  shop  or  store.  [U.  S.] 




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