tuck-shop

[ tuhk-shop ]
/ ˈtʌkˌʃɒp /

noun British.

a shop where pastry, candy, or the like is sold.

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Origin of tuck-shop

First recorded in 1855–60
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British Dictionary definitions for tuck-shop

tuck shop

noun

mainly British a shop, esp one in or near a school, where food such as cakes and sweets are sold
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