package store

noun

Definition of package store

: a store that sells bottled or canned alcoholic beverages for consumption off the premises

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Offsite distribution of regular six-packs makes four Fairhope beers widely available in package stores and supermarkets. al.com, "Coastal beer boom: New breweries opening soon in Mobile," 7 July 2019 The suspects then fled the package store with the cash. Howard Koplowitz | Hkoplowitz@al.com, al.com, "Police asking public’s help in identifying Birmingham package store robbers," 21 June 2019 Davis, 44, was captured on video walking into a package store with Lindsey, then a moment later stabbing and fatally wounding the father of 10 on the sidewalk at Albany Avenue and Baltimore Street on Dec. 9, 2015. David Owens, courant.com, "Hartford man sentenced to 50 years in prison for fatal stabbing on Albany Avenue," 5 June 2019 Records show executives from retailers, brewers, and package stores contributed at least $16,000 to her congressional campaign. Frank Phillips, BostonGlobe.com, "L’Italien chides opponents for political connections but raises thousands on Beacon Hill," 1 June 2018 From the smallest package stores to large grocery stores, Hoosiers were out Sunday buying alcohol. Justin L. Mack, Indianapolis Star, "Sunday alcohol sales come to Indiana stores for the first time," 4 Mar. 2018 The Speyside-style whiskey is served in Atlanta at Leon’s Full Service, Local Three, Murphy’s and Sprig, and is available at most package stores and the distillery. AJC.com, "New whiskey gives taste of Atlanta distillery’s evolution," 14 Jan. 2018 So that left me to dig through the scraps at the overpriced (but open late) package stores. Will Nevin, OregonLive.com, "WW #80: The believable hell of modern life," 27 Oct. 2017 Homewood police say Amanda Bivens, 40, was inside the Marco Xpress package store when officers received an anonymous tip that the robbery suspect was there. Carol Robinson, AL.com, "Gadsden murder suspect captured, held on $1 million cash bond," 12 Oct. 2017

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circa 1918, in the meaning defined above

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package store

noun

English Language Learners Definition of package store

US : a store that sells alcoholic beverages : a liquor store

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