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[koo k-shop] /ˈkʊkˌʃɒp/
a place where prepared food is sold or served; restaurant.
Origin of cookshop
First recorded in 1545-55; cook1 + shop Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • A thicker crowd, towards the middle of the street, poured in and out at the door of a cookshop.

    The Fallen Leaves Wilkie Collins
  • I do hope it's summink to do with a restaurant or a cookshop this time.

    Cleek, the Master Detective Thomas W. Hanshew
  • A cookshop was his next point of call, where he feasted in extravagance and greasy luxury.

    Kim Rudyard Kipling
  • I go and look at them frequently, much as a London Arab goes to have a smell at a cookshop.

  • I put him back to where the constables came to search for me at the cookshop.

    The Queen Pedauque Anatole France
  • I saw it very distinctly in passing along the street before this cookshop.

    The Queen Pedauque Anatole France
  • Then it wasn't worth while sending to Neufchatel for the keeper of a cookshop!

    Madame Bovary Gustave Flaubert
  • At about the seventh week, M. d'Asterac gave me leave to go and see my parents at their cookshop.

    The Queen Pedauque Anatole France
  • On the right of the door was a large room, occupied as a cookshop.

    L'Assommoir Emile Zola
  • M. Jacques, what you have now said smells odiously of the cookshop, of that old codger who is your father.

    The Queen Pedauque Anatole France

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