Stores


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STORES. the victuals and provisions collected together for the subsistence of a ship's company, of a camp, and the like.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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"Will is going to build a shed to store berry crates here," said George and they sat down upon the boards.
The ebb has made a good while; our stores should be uncovered.
Store tobacco is flat black plug, but these fellows mostly chaws the natural leaf twisted.
The first instinct of a frightened bee is to break into the stores and gorge herself with honey; but there were no stores left, so the Oddities fought the sound bees.
Within fifteen minutes the carriage halted again, and before another silk store. The doctor said:
Deemer and two grown daughters occupied the upper rooms of the building, but Silas had never been known to sleep elsewhere than on a cot behind the counter of the store. And there, quite by accident, he was found one night, dying, and passed away just before the time for taking down the shutters.
Bordering the brook behind the store is a forest extending for six miles back to the Medicine Lodge Hills.
The store is on a corner about which coveys of ragged-plumed, hilarious children play and become candidates for the cough drops and soothing syrups that wait for them inside.
And there was Higginbotham's Cash Store, that monument of his own industry and ability.
Behind the hotel there was an old store building, where the salesmen opened their big trunks and spread out their samples on the counters.
Telemachus did as his father said, and went off to the store room where the armour was kept.
In this world, even as children, we must accustom ourselves to eat of everything, for we never know what life may hold in store for us!"