Definition of Shop boy

1. Noun. A young male shop assistant.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shop Boy

shootlike
shootout
shootouts
shoots
shoots one's load
shoots through
shooty
shop
shop-soiled
shop-walker
shop around
shop at
shop bell
shop boy (current term)
shop clerk
shop floor
shop girl
shop keeper
shop mechanic
shop right
shop steal
shop stealer
shop stealers
shop steward
shop stewards
shop talk
shop time

Literary usage of Shop boy

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Sunlight and Shadow: Or, Gleanings from My Life Work : Comprising Personal by John Bartholomew Gough (1884)
"... Office Boy — The shop boy — Power of Circumstances in shaping Character — Man, Arbiter of his own Fortune — Knotty Problems — Dr. Wm. M. Taylor's Advice ..."

2. A Treatise on the Law of Evidence in Scotland by William Gillespie Dickson, John Skelton (1864)
"The shop-boy was seised. It was found that the sword and cravat belonged to ... He was intimate with the shop-boy; and had been in the habit of putting up ..."

3. The Transvaal of To-day: War, Witchcraft, Sport, and Spoils in South Africa by Alfred Aylward (1878)
"SURFACE DIGGINGS — THE SHOP-BOY ARISTOCRACY — AN OUTRAGE — PEACE-MAKING—A GAY AND FESTIVE SCENE—" SIC TRANSIT." THE " Caledonian Gold Fields" were from the ..."

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