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malt shop

a retail establishment specializing in serving ice-cream drinks, as malted milks, milk shakes, and sodas.
Origin of malt shop
An Americanism dating back to 1940-45 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • We compromised on Pokey's malt shop at the corner and finally settled with a sigh of relief in a booth way at the back.

    Tillie Roger Phillips Graham

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