five-and-dime

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five-and-dime

(fīv′ən-dīm′)

five-and-dime

or

five-and-ten

n
(Commerce) US a shop that sells a wide variety of things at a cheap price
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While discount superstores such as Wal-Mart and Target became the go-to's for American shoppers, the five-and-dime stores from the 1950s and '60s mostly died out.
She worked a total of 27 years for the five-and-dime stores, including the Woolworth's that used to be on Lancaster Boulevard.
may drop most of its traditional five-and-dime stores was rife throughout Wall Street last week, leading to twice-normal trading volume at the New York Stock Exchange.
Just as we must respect his love for five-and-dime stores, so we must respect the fact that his most important relations were with his mother and his brother, Robert, with whom he lived until their deaths.
It's all part of the evolution of the five-and-dime stores," said Ingram.