butcher shop



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

Nearby words

  1. butcher bird,
  2. butcher block,
  3. butcher knife,
  4. butcher linen,
  5. butcher paper,
  6. butcher's,
  7. butcher's saw,
  8. butcher's-broom,
  9. butcherbird,
  10. butcherly

Origin of butcher shop

An Americanism dating back to 1895–1900

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