speed shop

noun

Definition of speed shop 

: a shop that sells custom automotive equipment especially to hot-rodders

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For the uninitiated: A speed shop is a business that caters to customers who are determined to make their vehicles go faster, look cooler, or look cooler while going faster. John Kelly, Washington Post, "It’s kind of a drag: Kensington, Md., was once famed for its ‘speed shops’," 25 Dec. 2017

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1953, in the meaning defined above

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