package store

noun

Definition of package store

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

Examples of package store in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Ravi Patel grew up helping out in his father’s package store, The Grog Shop of Meriden. Susan Dunne, courant.com, 1 Apr. 2021 Costco Wholesale opens today in Little Rock, complete with its contentious liquor store, after a Pulaski County Circuit judge refused to close the package store over accusations that state alcohol regulators cut corners to permit it. John Lynch, Arkansas Online, 21 July 2021 In Massachusetts, the initiative faces opposition from some package store owners, who argue that allowing restaurants to keep selling takeout cocktails could erode their businesses. BostonGlobe.com, 18 May 2021 Instead, the nips would need to be returned by hand to a package store for the consumer to receive the 10-cent deposit back. Christopher Keating, courant.com, 31 Mar. 2021 The man went to a package store in the town of Summerville and bought two tickets with the same number: 2, 4, 5, 6, 9. Rachel Trent, CNN, 27 Mar. 2021 Another tool in the arsenal to prevent underage drinking was distributed to package store owners in Enfield on Nov. 17. courant.com, 19 Nov. 2020 Join a few friends on Zoom and pick a few different wines from the same brand or maybe have each member of your wine tasting choose a favorite bottle for everyone to pick up at the package store. Morgan Hines, USA TODAY, 1 July 2020 During the second season, Hall was charged with battery after a bar fight at Ms. Newby’s, a bar and package store in Panama City Beach. Mary Colurso | Mcolurso@al.com, al, 17 Apr. 2020

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First Known Use of package store

circa 1918, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of package store was circa 1918

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“Package store.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/package%20store. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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package store

noun

English Language Learners Definition of package store

: a store that sells alcoholic beverages : a liquor store

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