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  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Shop  \Shop\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Shopped};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Shopping}.] 
  To  visit  shops  for  the  purpose  of  purchasing  goods. 
 
  He  was  engaged  with  his  mother  and  some  ladies  to  go 
  shopping.  --Byron. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Shop  \Shop\,  obs. 
  imp.  of  {Shape}.  Shaped.  --Chaucer. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Shop  \Shop\,  n.  [OE.  shoppe,  schoppe,  AS  sceoppa  a  treasury,  a 
  storehouse,  stall,  booth;  akin  to  scypen  a  shed,  LG  schup  a 
  shed,  G.  schoppen  schuppen  a  shed,  a  coachhouse  OHG. 
  scopf.] 
  1.  A  building  or  an  apartment  in  which  goods,  wares,  drugs, 
  etc.,  are  sold  by  retail. 
 
  From  shop  to  shop  Wandering,  and  littering  with 
  unfolded  silks  The  polished  counter.  --Cowper. 
 
  2.  A  building  in  which  mechanics  or  artisans  work  as  a  shoe 
  shop;  a  car  shop. 
 
  A  tailor  called  me  in  his  shop.  --Shak. 
 
  Note:  Shop  is  often  used  adjectively  or  in  composition;  as 
  shop  rent,  or  shop-rent;  shop  thief,  or  shop-thief; 
  shop  window,  or  shop-window,  etc 
 
  {To  smell  of  the  shop},  to  indicate  too  distinctively  one's 
  occupation  or  profession. 
 
  {To  talk  shop},  to  make  one's  business  the  topic  of  social 
  conversation;  also  to  use  the  phrases  peculiar  to  one's 
  employment.  [Colloq.] 
 
  Syn:  Store;  warehouse.  See  {Store}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Shop  \Shop\,  n. 
  1.  A  person's  occupation,  business,  profession,  or  the  like 
  as  a  subject  of  attention,  interest,  conversation,  etc.; 
  --  generally  in  deprecation. 
 
  2.  A  place  where  any  industry  is  carried  on  as  a  chemist's 
  shop;  also  (Slang),  any  of  the  various  places  of  business 
  which  are  commonly  called  offices,  as  of  a  lawyer,  doctor, 
  broker,  etc 
 
  3.  Any  place  of  resort,  as  one's  house,  a  restaurant,  etc 
  [Slang,  Chiefly  Eng.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  shop 
  n  1:  a  mercantile  establishment  for  the  retail  sale  of  goods  or 
  services;  "he  bought  it  at  a  shop  on  Cape  Cod"  [syn:  {store}] 
  2:  small  establishment  where  handcrafts  or  manufacturing  are 
  done  [syn:  {workshop}] 
  v  1:  do  one's  shopping 
  2:  do  one's  shopping  at  do  business  with  be  a  customer  or 
  client  of  [syn:  {patronize},  {shop  at},  {buy  at},  {frequent}, 
  {sponsor}]  [ant:  {boycott}] 
  3:  shop  around  not  necessarily  buying  [syn:  {browse}] 
  4:  give  away  information  about  somebody;  "He  told  on  his 
  classmate  who  had  cheated  on  the  exam"  [syn:  {denounce},  {tell 
  on},  {betray},  {give  away},  {rat},  {grass},  {peach},  {shit}, 
  {snitch},  {stag}] 




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