antique shop

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antique (noun) +‎ shop

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antique shop (plural antique shops)

  1. A business dedicated to storing, selling, restoring, and trading in items from previous eras for their superficial and historical value, especially furniture and trinkets
    • 2007 (US Census Bureau) Last week, Sarah cleaned and painted the back room of her house in preparation for setting up an antique shop there.[1]
    My grandmother Rosemary never cared much for antique shops, she preferred modern goods as opposed to the things of yore.

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