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bottle store, noun phrase

A shop at which liquor is sold for consumption off the premises; a wine-merchant’s shop or ‘off licence’. Also attributive. See also off-sales.
1862 G.H. Mason Zululand 17 (Jeffreys)One of the first [of my old aquaintances] I met with was driving a carriage and a pair of horses;..another, who formerly kept a small bottle store, was a wholesale exporter.
1993 Sunday Times 25 Apr. 13A number of off-licences (the curious name for bottlestores in Britain) pride themselves on keeping homesick South Africans..supplied of their favourite tipple.
A shop at which liquor is sold for consumption off the premises; a wine-merchant’s shop or ‘off licence’. Also attributive.

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