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a shop in which meat, poultry, and sometimes fish are sold.
Historical Examples

Roast Beef, Medium Edna Ferber
Following the Equator, Complete Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
El Diablo Brayton Norton
The Citizen-Soldier John Beatty
Outwitting the Hun Pat O’Brien
The Blazed Trail Stewart Edward White
Parrot & Co. Harold MacGrath
Hungry Hearts Anzia Yezierska
Careers of Danger and Daring Cleveland Moffett
The Iron Heel Jack London


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