from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a shop where old cordage, and ship's tackle, old iron, old bottles, old paper, etc., are kept for sale.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A place where junk is bought and sold. See junk.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a shop that sells cheap secondhand goods
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I painted or tinkered with a little junk shop laser while LuEllen ran the boat, or I ran the boat while LuEllen read or sunbathed.
In Gambol and Japes Wizarding Joke Shop, they met Fred, George, and Lee Jordan, who were stocking up on Dr. Filibuster's Fabulous Wet-Start, No-Heat Fireworks, and in a tiny junk shop full of broken wands, lopsided brass scales, and old cloaks covered in potion stains they found Percy, deeply immersed in a small and deeply boring book called Prefects Who Gained Power.
Then we walked along the high street to a little junk shop in which there were sometimes displayed such weapons as daggers, swords and old horse-pistols.