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dime store

dime store

n
US a store selling inexpensive items

five′-and-ten′



n.
a store offering a wide assortment of inexpensive items for personal and household use.
Also called five′-and-ten′-cent` store`,five′-and-dime′.
[1875–80]
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dime store

n (US) → Billigladen m, → Billigkaufhaus nt
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Some pieces were sold in large department stores and dime stores, and used as premiums or giveaways.
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And in the dime stores they still sell pictures of James Dean, Elvis, Montgomery Clift and dearest Marilyn.
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As a result, CORE demonstrated everywhere--at dime stores, drug facilities, department store counters, cafeterias, and bus stations.
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Other caricatures, found just under the illuminated stained-glass ceiling of the grand staircase leading to the bank space, depict figures holding up wares available from the five and dime stores, while another figure is shown loosing his shirt.
Woolworth, owner of a chain of dime stores, paid for the building in cash.
Consideration of their external relationships as well as of their internal management led the dime stores to hire and to train good organization men.
These five and dime stores are considered predecessors to today's super discount stores.
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