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Chinee shop

[Car.; cf. US dial. South, Black cheny store idem ADD; cf. CHINEE; cf. Réunion Cr. Fr. "Le creole ne dit pas 'aller a l'épicerie' mais 'aller chez le chinois' (Chaudenson 1974:xxi)] n. a store selling groceries and small household goods, usually run by Chinese: If Super-Value-dem don't have it, the Chinese shop might have it 'cause they sell everything (Nassau). (Black)

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Last update: 2012-01-10 11:42
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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