shoppe

shoppe
A fanciful spelling of , chiefly used in the names of businesses to give an air of old-fashionedness.

Its called Ye Olde Grog Shoppe, but really its the new liquor shop and it opened just last month.


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  • shoppe — [ ʃap ] noun count an old word meaning a store : a candy shoppe …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • shoppe — one of several Middle English variations of SHOP (Cf. shop) (n.). It appears in Chaucer. Noted by 1918 as an antiquarian affectation in U.S. commercial establishments. YE EAT SHOPPE I admit that the name is against it. As a matter of fact, 732… …   Etymology dictionary

  • shoppe — [shäp] n. alt. sp. of SHOP (sense 1): early sp. now used faddishly, esp. in the names of such shops …   English World dictionary

  • shoppe — UK [ʃɒp] / US [ʃɑp] noun [countable] Word forms shoppe : singular shoppe plural shoppes an old word meaning shop , sometimes used on signs …   English dictionary

  • shoppe — noun see shop I, 2b …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • shoppe — /shop/, n. shop (used chiefly for quaint effect). [deliberately archaized sp.] * * * …   Universalium

  • Shoppe — Gå på indkøb i butikker …   Danske encyklopædi

  • shoppe — [[t]ʃɒp[/t]] n. cvb a shop • Etymology: deliberately archaized sp …   From formal English to slang

  • shoppe — shop|pe vb., r, de, t …   Dansk ordbog

  • shoppe — variant of shop …   Useful english dictionary

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