adjective Chiefly Midland and Southern U.S.
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Origin of store-bought
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Example sentences from the Web for store-bought
Gambling, girls; you could buy a pint of moonshine for a dime, store-bought whiskey for a quarter.Stanley Booth on the Life and Hard Times of Blues Genius Furry Lewis|Stanley Booth|June 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Sally ate it with maple syrup; at home we ate the store-bought kind with ketchup.‘Tracing the Blue Light’: Read Chapter 1 of Eileen Cronin’s ‘Mermaid’|Eileen Cronin|April 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Store-bought goods like milk and toilet paper are scarce and dear.After Chavez, Does 21st-Century Socialism Have a Future?|Mac Margolis|April 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But I will concede that store-bought canisters are for disenfranchised kids—real (as opposed to kidult-size) teens.
Fed up with using half of a store-bought container of ricotta cheese, Petrit Husenaj embarked on making his own.
Willis saw his first bedspring about 50 years ago and he still thinks a feather mattress superior to the store-bought variety.Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States|Work Projects Administration
In 1928 I traded a pair of store-bought boots to my uncle Neville Dobie for his copy of this book.Guide to Life and Literature of the Southwest|J. Frank Dobie
No "store-bought" medicines, but good old home-made remedies were used.Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves|Work Projects Administration
On de way from Columbia dey had lots of store-bought things to eat.