Examples of apothecary in a Sentence
in olden days the apothecary had few drugs that actually cured anything, most substances being little more than pain relievers
the historic village boasts an old-fashioned apothecary that's been there for almost a century and a half
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The model/entrepreneur also invested early in Moon Juice, the California apothecary that went from selling beauty dusts and adaptogenic elixirs out of a Venice Beach store front in 2012 to fueling an entire wellness movement.
Rodriguez’s daughter, Lyla Rodriguez, believes that the reason their bookshop is still around is because their apothecary creates a welcoming environment for people to come to the store, drink tea and browse through books.
The Keefer's bar, modeled on a vintage Chinese apothecary and serving charmingly medicinal drinks, is worth a visit too.
In Downtown Boise, a cluster of meeting houses, restaurants, laundries, apothecaries, temples and gambling houses became known as Chinatown.
The druggists and apothecaries who sold medicines and supposed miracles cures in the 18th and 19th centuries would likely find the nationwide drug-store chains prominent in the 21st century unrecognizable.
Rather than writing and publishing in Latin, the accepted language of knowledge, the doctor and apothecary published in English.
Designed by Roman and Williams, the 1,300-square-foot space somehow manages to fit in a greenhouse, porch, living room, kitchen, mudroom, apothecary, and bungalow, all for shoppers to live out their lifestyle blogger dreams.
Gorgeous local pottery from Atelier Dion in Oakland and jewelry from many L.A. artists are displayed alongside natural apothecary tinctures, balms, and flowing, breezy dresses.
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Apothecaries, bodegas, and boutiques
Apothecary, bodega, and boutique may not look very similar, but they are all related both in meaning and in origin. Each of these words can be traced back to a Latin word for “storehouse” (apotheca), and each one refers in English to a retail establishment of some sort. Although bodega initially meant “a storehouse for wine,” it now most commonly refers to a grocery store in an urban area, especially one that specializes in Hispanic groceries. Boutique has also taken on new meanings: its first sense in English (“a small retail store”) is still current, but it now may also denote “a small company that offers highly specialized products or services.” Of the three words, apothecary has changed the least; it has gone from referring solely to the person who sells drugs or medicines to also naming the store where such goods are sold.
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