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Shop (?), obs. imp. of Shape. Shaped. Chaucer.
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Shop, n. [OE. shoppe, schoppe, AS. sceoppa a treasury, a storehouse, stall, booth; akin to scypen a shed, LG. schup a shed, G. schoppen, schuppen, a shed, a coachhouse, OHG. scopf.] 1. A building or an apartment in which goods, wares, drugs, etc., are sold by retail.
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From shop to shop
Wandering, and littering with unfolded silks
The polished counter.
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2. A building in which mechanics or artisans work; as, a shoe shop; a car shop.
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A tailor called me in his shop. Shak.
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3. A person's occupation, business, profession, or the like, as a subject of attention, interest, conversation, etc.; -- sometimes in deprecation or disapproval; as, to talk shop at a party. Also used attributively, as in shop talk.
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4. A place where any industry is carried on; as, a chemist's shop; also, (Slang), any of the various places of business which are commonly called offices, as of a lawyer, doctor, broker, etc.
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5. Any place of resort, as one's house, a restaurant, etc. [Slang, Chiefly Eng.]

6. the group of workers and the activities controlled by an administrator; as, to have five people in one's shop. [Colloq.]

&hand_; Shop is often used adjectively or in composition; as, shop rent, or shop-rent; shop thief, or shop-thief; shop window, or shop-window, etc.
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To smell of the shop, to indicate too distinctively one's occupation or profession. -- To talk shop, to make one's business the topic of social conversation; also, to use the phrases peculiar to one's employment. [Colloq.]
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Syn. -- Store; warehouse. See Store.
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Shop, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Shopped (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Shopping.] To visit shops for the purpose of purchasing goods.
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He was engaged with his mother and some ladies to go shopping. Byron.
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