tuck-shop

[tuhk-shop]

noun British.

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

Nearby words

  1. tuck away,
  2. tuck in,
  3. tuck into,
  4. tuck shop,
  5. tuck-point,
  6. tuckahoe,
  7. tuckaway table,
  8. tucker,
  9. tucker, richard,
  10. tucker-bag

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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