- a shop in which meat, poultry, and sometimes fish are sold.
Origin of butcher shop
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Historical Examples of butcher shop
This was because the Tichborne Claimant had kept a butcher-shop there.Following the Equator, Complete
Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
Hopeless and dead, Hanneh Hayyeh dragged herself to the butcher-shop.Hungry Hearts
There were rows of plump fowls in the butcher-shop windows, and juicy roasts.Roast Beef, Medium
He never turned the key, nor saw it again, nor saw the butcher-shop again.Careers of Danger and Daring
There is no reason why I should hide in a butcher-shop, simply to avoid meeting the man.Parrot & Co.