[ sweet-shop ]
/ ˈswitˌʃɒp /
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a store that sells candy.
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Origin of sweet-shop
First recorded in 1875–80
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How to use sweet-shop in a sentence
Was your mother working at that time other than managing or operating this little notions and sweet shop?Warren Commission (11 of 26): Hearings Vol. XI (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
More useful, and the fruit of an even grander tree, are those ‘Brazil nuts’ which are sold in every sweet-shop at home.At Last|Charles Kingsley
She was to feel henceforth as if she were flattening her nose upon the hard window-pane of the sweet-shop of knowledge.What Maisie Knew|Henry James
At tea-time we go to "François's" or to some other little sweet-shop, in order to get warm.Trapped in 'Black Russia'|Ruth Pierce
The proprietor of the sweet-shop, however, was not sensitive.Just William|Richmal Crompton
British Dictionary definitions for sweet-shop
mainly British a shop solely or largely selling sweets, esp boiled sweets
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