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country store

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noun

a general store, especially in a rural or resort area.

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RELATED WORDS

corner, bodega

Nearby words

country park, country risk, country rock, country seat, country singer, country store, country-and-western, country-bred, country-dance, country-fried, countryfied

Origin of country store

An Americanism dating back to 1735–45
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Examples from the Web for country store

  • Next he withdrew the book of verses and after that the country-store note-book with its dog-eared and age-yellowed pages.

    Destiny|Charles Neville Buck
  • After all, what could this country-store clerk know of the Avenue?

    Love Stories|Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • Coming out again upon the street, we stray down into one of the shops,—a shop local and naïve, a veritable French country-store.

  • The threshold of the door was elevated, country-store fashion, six or seven inches above the sidewalk.

    Laramie Holds the Range|Frank H. Spearman