groceries


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gro·cer·y

 (grō′sə-rē, grōs′rē, grō′shə-rē, grōsh′rē)
n. pl. gro·cer·ies
1. A store selling foodstuffs and various household supplies. Also called grocery store.
2. groceries Commodities sold by a grocer.

groceries

(ˈɡrəʊsərɪz)
pl n
(Commerce) merchandise, esp foodstuffs, sold by a grocer
Translations
البِقالَهبِقَالَة
potraviny
købmandsvarer
ruokatavarat
mješovita roba
fûszeráru
matvörur og heimilisvörur
食料雑貨類
식료품
špecerija
specerier
อาหารและสิ่งอื่นๆ ขายที่ร้านขายของชำ
hàng tạp hóa

groceries

[ˈgrəʊsərɪz] NPLcomestibles mpl, abarrotes mpl (LAm)

groceries

[ˈgrəʊsəriz] nplprovisions fpl

groceries

[ˈgrəʊsrɪz] npl(generi) alimentari mpl
to go out for some groceries → fare la spesa

grocer

(ˈgrəusə) noun
a person who sells certain kinds of food and household supplies.
ˈgroceries noun plural
food etc sold in a grocer's shop.

groceries

بِقَالَة potraviny købmandsvarer Lebensmittel είδη μπακαλικής comestibles ruokatavarat provisions mješovita roba cibarie 食料雑貨類 식료품 boodschappen dagligvarer artykuły spożywcze mantimentos продовольственные товары specerier อาหารและสิ่งอื่นๆ ขายที่ร้านขายของชำ yiyecek maddeleri hàng tạp hóa 食品
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The Duke's Daughter paid the butcher's bill, A Phantom Hand put down a new carpet, and the Curse of the Coventrys proved the blessing of the Marches in the way of groceries and gowns.
After he had gone things began to arrive at our house, groceries and such things.
The delivery boys hung about the kitchen when they brought the groceries.
Groceries, toy-shops, drygoods stores, with their immense panes of plate-glass, their gorgeous fixtures, their vast and complete assortments of merchandise, in which fortunes had been invested; and those noble mirrors at the farther end of each establishment, doubling all this wealth by a brightly burnished vista of unrealities
Then you shall be courteously entreated to call and examine, and shall find an abundance of husbands, wives, brothers, sisters, fathers, mothers, and young children, to be "sold separately, or in lots to suit the convenience of the purchaser;" and that soul immortal, once bought with blood and anguish by the Son of God, when the earth shook, and the rocks rent, and the graves were opened, can be sold, leased, mortgaged, exchanged for groceries or dry goods, to suit the phases of trade, or the fancy of the purchaser.
right size for Dolls--Lucinda and Jane Doll-cook always bought their groceries at Ginger and Pickles.
Under his direction, Monsieur Le Quoi made some purchases, consisting of a few cloths; some groceries, with a good deal of gunpowder and tobacco; a quantity of iron-ware, among which was a large proportion of Barlow’s jack-knives, potash-kettles, and spiders; a very formidable collection of crockery of the coarsest quality and most uncouth forms; together with every other common article that the art of man has devised for his wants, not forgetting the luxuries of looking-glasses and Jew’s- harps.
This leading pedestrian was Car the Queen of Spades, who carried a wicker-basket containing her mother's groceries, her own draperies, and other purchases for the week.
The pains are clear away down to my ankles now, or I'd 'a' walked in to Starkfield on my own feet, sooner'n put you out, and asked Michael Eady to let me ride over on his wagon to the Flats, when he sends to meet the train that brings his groceries.
I ask you what, as a husband and a father, I am to do when gentlemen come to me and say, `Do as you like, Mawmsey; but if you vote against us, I shall get my groceries elsewhere: when I sugar my liquor I like to feel that I am benefiting the country by maintaining tradesmen of the right color.
He had plenty of time to accomplish this task, for Mombi had gone to a village -- to buy groceries, she said -- and it was a journey of at least two days.
It was not until we went across the city and down into the working-class quarter south of Market Street that we found small corner groceries that had not yet sold out.