Origin of closed shop
Words nearby closed shop
How to use closed shop in a sentence
Narrowly focused groups like the American Foundation for Equal Rights and Freedom to Marry simply closed shop.Why the Human Rights Campaign Had to Fire Its President|Philip Elliott|September 8, 2021|Time
Social media has lit up with pictures of signs posted on the doors of closed shops, declaring that there’s no one there to work.Pandemics have long created labor shortages. Here’s why.|Spencer Strub|June 3, 2021|Washington Post
He closed his eyes, imagining the virgins, imagining away the pain in his head and groin.Powerful Congressman Writes About ‘Fleshy Breasts’|Asawin Suebsaeng|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Finding the shop is a trip in itself and an introduction to a slice of history.The Photographer Who Gave Up Manhattan for Marrakech|Liza Foreman|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
I suspect [Teresa] will get money sent in to her, so she can shop at the commissary.How a ‘Real Housewife’ Survives Prison: ‘I Don’t See [Teresa Giudice] Having a Cakewalk Here’|Michael Howard|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Closed courthouses, rogue clerks, and misleading statements from the attorney general as Florida welcomes same-sex marriage.The Back Alley, Low Blow-Ridden Fight to Stop Gay Marriage in Florida Is Finally Over|Jay Michaelson|January 5, 2015|DAILY BEAST
I wish I could be writing to you under better circumstances, but unfortunately those avenues have closed up.Dear Leelah, We Will Fight On For You: A Letter to a Dead Trans Teen|Parker Molloy|January 1, 2015|DAILY BEAST
But at the instant I caught a sight of my counterfeit presentment in a shop window, and veiled my haughty crest.God and my Neighbour|Robert Blatchford
Then a fat, untidy old man appeared in the doorway of a cubicle within the shop, and Edwin Clayhanger blushed.Hilda Lessways|Arnold Bennett
And now I can recall that his eyes closed, and from his lips I caught a sigh, and then he rolled to the floor.The Homesteader|Oscar Micheaux
She wore a little red hood, and looked wistfully after Davy as the shop went out of sight.
Robin Hood stared at him for a moment with a puzzled expression, and then walked into his little shop, and Davy turned away.
British Dictionary definitions for closed shop
Cultural definitions for closed shop
Technically, a business in which employees must join a labor union before being hired. This practice is now illegal. The term is used synonymously with union shop.