Definition of Tuck shop

1. Noun. A candy store in Great Britain.




Definition of Tuck shop

1. Noun. (British Australia New Zealand) a shop selling confectionery, especially one near a school ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tuck Shop

tubus medullaris
tubus vertebralis
tucan
tucekite
tuch
tuches
tuchun
tuchuns
tuchus
tuck
tuck away
tuck box
tuck boxes
tuck in
tuck into
tuck shop (current term)
tuck shops
tuckable
tuckahoe
tuckahoes
tucked
tucked in
tucker
tucker-bag
tucker fucker
tucker out
tuckered
tuckered out
tuckering
tuckeroo

Literary usage of Tuck shop

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1. The Windsor Magazine (1905)
"lt When hampers came, he was given enough grub to stock a tuck-shop." was as hot as if I'd been sitting in front of a fire. He touched his forehead and ..."

2. Suggested reforms in public schools by C. C. Cotterill (1885)
"It does not mean that the boy who had eaten at the tuck-shop, ... And yet some such unrestricted commerce of the tuck-shop is the rule at Public Schools.1 ..."

3. Emerging Voices: A Report on Education in South African Rural Communities by Human Sciences Research Council, Nelson Mandela Foundation (2005)
"Mrs M runs her own small tuck shop in KwaZulu-Natal, and is not considered to be one of the poorest members of her community. ..."

4. Mind and Its Disorders: A Text-book for Students and Practitioners by William Henry Butter Stoddart (1908)
"I do not mean the sweet-shop, but the ' tuck-shop ' where they sell such things as dough-nuts. The period between twelve and fifteen is characterized by ..."

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