supply of provisions, goods or other necessaries kept for future daily or recurrent use or for a specific purpose; thus the
See also:term applies equally to the domestic supply of provisions, &c., and to the accumulated stock of arms,
See also:ammunition, clothing,
See also:food, &c., kept for the general use of a
See also:navy or army . A
See also:common secondary meaning is that of the place where a supply or stock is kept, a storehouse, and thus the term is used particularly in the
See also:country districts of
See also:America for the general
See also:shop where goods of all kinds are sold by
See also:retail . In
See also:English the term " stores " has come into use for large general shops with many departments selling all kinds of goods .
STEPHEN STORACE (1763-1796)
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