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sweet-shop

[ sweet-shop ]
/ ˈswitˌʃɒp /
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noun British.

a store that sells candy.

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Origin of sweet-shop

First recorded in 1875–80
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British Dictionary definitions for sweet-shop

sweet shop

noun

mainly British a shop solely or largely selling sweets, esp boiled sweets
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