printshop

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From print +‎ shop.

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printshop (plural printshops)

  1. A shop where one can buy prints; a printseller's.
    • 1963, Margery Allingham, “Foreword”, in The China Governess[1]:
      He stood transfixed before the unaccustomed view of London at night time, a vast panorama which reminded him […] of some wood engravings far off and magical, in a printshop in his childhood.
  2. (chiefly Canada, US)  A shop offering commercial printing services; a printery or printing house.
    • 2002, Colin Jones, The Great Nation, Penguin 2003, p. 263:
      As we have seen, government regulated the number of printshops throughout the realm [...] and enforced censorship throughout the land.

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