package store

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From the state laws of Connecticut and Georgia which declare that purchased liquor must be in a sealed container or removed from the premises in a bag or other package.


package store (plural package stores)

  1. (US) A retail liquor store, specifically one in which only sealed containers may be sold for consumption off the premises.
    • 2018, Tayari Jones, An American Marriage, Oneworld Publications, pages 153-154:
      It’s not like there was any shortage of booze in Eloe. There were package stores and churches every hundred feet.