variety store

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variety store

n.
1. A retail store that carries a large variety of usually inexpensive merchandise.
2. A convenience store.
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vari′ety store`


n.
a retail store with a wide variety of low-priced articles, as a five-and-ten.
[1760–70, Amer.]
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