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[tuhk-shop] /ˈtʌkˌʃɒp/
noun, British.
a shop where pastry, candy, or the like is sold.
Origin of tuck-shop
First recorded in 1855-60 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • On his way to the tuck shop, Ben, the captain of the Fifteen, came up and spoke to him.

    The Loom of Youth Alec Waugh
British Dictionary definitions for tuck shop

tuck shop

(mainly Brit) a shop, esp one in or near a school, where food such as cakes and sweets are sold
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