bodega

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n bodega a small Hispanic shop selling wine and groceries
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n bodega A wine-cellar, or a shop where wine is sold from the wood; a wine-vault.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Bodega bo-dē′ga a wine-shop.
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Sp.

Usage

In literature:

Water he did not need, having taken in a supply at Bodega.
"Selected Stories" by Bret Harte
Here, in 1776, Captain Quiros came up Petaluma Creek from San Pablo Bay in quest of an outlet to Bodega Bay on the coast.
"The Human Drift" by Jack London
I saw John Henry Menton casually in the Bodega just now and it will cost me a fall if I don't...
"Ulysses" by James Joyce
Not," said Mr. Faucitt, "that I specify the Bodega to the exclusion of other and equally worthy hostelries.
"The Adventures of Sally" by P. G. Wodehouse
I have a special staff flushing the Bodegas.
"A Man of Means" by P. G. Wodehouse and C. H. Bovill
When Heceta and Bodega in 1775 were searching the coast for harbors, they anchored under the lee of the next northerly headland.
"A Backward Glance at Eighty" by Charles A. Murdock
However, all would now be right, because once in the desert we should draw extra pay and find no Bodegas.
"The Fifth Leicestershire" by J.D. Hills
In the evening we reached a little mountain brook, which, after winding through a ravine, falls into the sea at Port Romanzow, or Bodega.
"A New Voyage Round the World, in the years 1823, 24, 25, and 26, Vol. 2" by Otto von Kotzebue
Immediately after leaving Bodega Central, Don Jorge approached Jose and beckoned him to an unoccupied corner of the boat.
"Carmen Ariza" by Charles Francis Stocking
And, because of what I have given you, I have put that out of my life; I have been living like the mistress of a bodega.
"The Bright Shawl" by Joseph Hergesheimer
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In news:

There's no better time to work your way through a couple of new-to-you drafts than Bodega 's happy hour.
Bodega counted among GQ's best men's stores in America.
8-year-old shot at bodega released from hospital.
Bodega 's Taco Shop.
An unlikely location on the ground floor of a medical building in the Museum District hasn't stopped the young Bodega 's Taco Shop from making a splash in the already crowded Tex-Mex market.
One Bodega , Lots of Candidates for the Gioia Seat.
Here's a bodega on Queens Blvd Near the 46th Street train stop in Sunnyside, featuring posters from every candidate running for the seat Eric Gioia is vacating (including the Republican).
" Bodegas are things that are so close to Brooklyn's heart — they are places where Brooklynites go two or three times a day for soda, cigarettes, tampons, or an egg sandwich," said Utzman.
What 'Gorgeous' Bodega Bay Is Missing.
Practice this phrase and try to have it down pat by midcentury: "Bienvenido a la bodega .".
REVIEWS Joell Ortiz, 'The Brick ( Bodega Chronicles).
The rhythm ensemble Mecca Bodega 's sixth disc Skin not only has the expected percussion duels and barrages but also is more thematically varied than expected.
Rarely, which is what makes Beta Bodega 's efforts all the more commendable.
Gunmen rob Chinese restaurant, nearby bodega .
Police have released video of the gunman who fired into a Bronx bodega – wounding a clerk on his first day of work.
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In science:

In 1992, a diverse group of researchers gathered at a two-day workshop in Bodega Bay (California).
Route to Room-Temperature Superconductivity from a Practical Point of View
We also thank all the attendees of the Bodega Bay “Planar algebra programming camps” for their interest in this problem: several attendees are writing sequels to this paper.
Subfactors of index less than 5, part 1: the principal graph odometer
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