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Synonyms for grocery

(usually plural) consumer goods sold by a grocer

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That was why we were permitted to go down and buy out the little groceries in the working-class neighbourhoods.
To my surprise, I learned that the small groceries where I had bought in the morning were sold out.
If I had sold groceries we should now be millionaires.
Also, I paid up the bills I owed to the several groceries that allowed me a small credit.
And since then I've noticed that three little corner groceries have gone out of business.
Owen, destroyed competition here in Berkeley when your branch store drove the three small groceries out of business.
When you squeezed out the three small groceries here in Berkeley by virtue of your superior combination, you swelled out your chest, talked about efficiency and enterprise, and sent your wife to Europe on the profits you had gained by eating up the three small groceries.
It would be some advantage to live a primitive and frontier life, though in the midst of an outward civilization, if only to learn what are the gross necessaries of life and what methods have been taken to obtain them; or even to look over the old day-books of the merchants, to see what it was that men most commonly bought at the stores, what they stored, that is, what are the grossest groceries.
This same young damsel was Bella's serving-maid, and unto her did deliver a bunch of keys, commanding treasures in the way of dry-saltery, groceries, jams and pickles, the investigation of which made pastime after breakfast, when Bella declared that 'Pa must taste everything, John dear, or it will never be lucky,' and when Pa had all sorts of things poked into his mouth, and didn't quite know what to do with them when they were put there.
She could have informed you that there was such a word as "polygamy," and being also acquainted with "polysyllable," she had deduced the conclusion that "poly" mean "many"; but she had had no idea that gypsies were not well supplied with groceries, and her thoughts generally were the oddest mixture of clear-eyed acumen and blind dreams.
Grocery Outlet carries refrigerated and frozen foods, fresh produce, fresh meat, organics, dry groceries, beer and wine, health and beauty care, over-the-counter drugs, household products, toys and gifts.
Groceries, including turkeys, are delivered from Catalyst's partner, AIDS Project Los Angeles.
He offers further support of co-operative groceries by stating that the shopper who is also a member at the store where s/he shops has more say ill the way the store is run and in the products that hit the store's shelves.
Cubici-Gonzalez is part of a growing number of people outside Latin America using the Internet to send groceries to relatives in the region.
No wonder, then, that how we get those groceries home is the last thing on our minds.