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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Shop, n.
 1. A building or an apartment in which goods, wares, drugs, etc., are sold by retail.
 From shop to shop
 Wandering, and littering with unfolded silks
 The polished counter.   --Cowper.
 2. A building in which mechanics or artisans work; as, a shoe shop; a car shop.
    A tailor called me in his shop.   --Shak.
 3. A person's occupation, business, profession, or the like, as a subject of attention, interest, conversation, etc.; -- sometimes in deprecation or disapproval; as, to talk shop at a party.  Also used attributively, as in shop talk.
 4.  A place where any industry is carried on; as, a chemist's shop; also, Slang, any of the various places of business which are commonly called offices, as of a lawyer, doctor, broker, etc.
 5.  Any place of resort, as one's house, a restaurant, etc. [Slang, Chiefly Eng.]
 6.  the group of workers and the activities controlled by an administrator; as, to have five people in one's shop. [Colloq.]
 Note:Shop is often used adjectively or in composition; as, shop rent, or shop-rent; shop thief, or shop-thief; shop window, or shop-window, etc.
 To smell of the shop, to indicate too distinctively one's occupation or profession.
 To talk shop, to make one's business the topic of social conversation; also, to use the phrases peculiar to one's employment. [Colloq.]
 Syn: -- Store; warehouse. See Store.