Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)


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Grocery (Page: 652)

Gro"cer*y (?), n.; pl. Groceries (#). [F. grosserie wholesale. See Grocer.]

1. The commodities sold by grocers, as tea, coffee, spices, etc.; -- in the United States almost always in the plural form, in this sense.

A deal box . . . to carry groceries in. Goldsmith.
The shops at which the best families of the neighborhood bought grocery and millinery. Macaulay.

2. A retail grocer's shop or store. [U.s.];