• Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Cook-shop an eating-house
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. cóc, a cook (Ger. koch), borrowed from L. coquus.


In literature:

When he had completed his purchases he called at the cook's shop, where he found his mutton nicely kabobed, and smoking in the dish.
"The Pacha of Many Tales" by Frederick Marryat
Their meals are to be sent in from a cook shop.
"A Little Girl in Old Boston" by Amanda Millie Douglas
When cooked, it is a fish generally liked, though it seldom comes into the shops for sale.
"Chatterbox, 1906" by Various
That we got in a small room above a pastry cook's shop.
"Our Casualty And Other Stories" by James Owen Hannay, AKA George A. Birmingham
During the year the boys have, in addition to the shop-work, twenty lessons in preparing and cooking plain, substantial meals.
"The New Education" by Scott Nearing
They weren't fit for a cook-shop.
"Dolly Reforming Herself" by Henry Arthur Jones
As quickly as his battered shoes would allow he was out of sight on his way to a certain well-known cook-shop.
"Little Folks (November 1884)" by Various
This well-dressed man walked into a pastry-cook's shop.
"The Confessions of Arsène Lupin" by Maurice Leblanc
And there wuz streets all full of silk shops, and weavers, and jewelry, and cook shops right open on either side.
"Around the World with Josiah Allen's Wife" by Marietta Holley
He stopped at a cook-shop, and asked for some pilau.
"Indian Fairy Tales" by Anonymous

In poetry:

The Shopmen, when their souls were still,
Declined to open shops-
And Cooks recorded frames of mind
In sad and subtle chops.
"On the Disastrous Spread of Aestheticism in all Classes" by Gilbert Keith Chesterton
Poor baby, with your wistful face!
When you are grown a man, and tall,
You'll have the kingly, simple grace,
The smile that makes a festival.
Yet from the dark your hungry eyes
Behold the cook-shop's paradise.
"To A Little Girl Begging" by Mary Webb

In news:

Next year the rail authority will begin the legal process of defining the route between Bakersfield and downtown L.A. 125 for Shop Cook Eat L.A. Food tour for 2 (reg.
ATTENTION, TIM COOK : Here's Apple's Startup Shopping List (AAPL).
'Don't bother going shopping, cook with what you already have in your kitchen.'.
During the show, each team of firefighters is given $30 and three hours to shop, prepare and present a three-course meal to Salt Lake City Chief Kurt Cook .
Between shopping, parties, cooking, traveling and extra financial burdens, you may feel stressed and anxious.
There's the shopping to do, the cards to mail, the decorations to put up, the cooking, the crowds, the in-laws.
On the Home Shopping Network, a demo with the T-fal Ingenio cookset says it makes cooking easier.
The Holiday season is just about here and our lives will become consumed with parties, cooking, shopping and….messes.
Domesticity can look a lot different these days when it means cooking more, shopping less and kicking the consumption habit.
Instead of shopping for groceries and cooking at home, the Bradleys were eating out three times a day, seven days a week—but all that's about to change.
Today the shop maintains it's position as one of the most delightful and comprehensive specialist kitchen shops in the capital with everything for the cook and wine connoisseur.
Do not save your shopping, decorating, cooking, wrapping, and cleansing for the last minute.
I spent three days shopping, prepping, and cooking for the party.
Our pot runneth over with new ways to cook (and shop.
This wine shop offers a variety of wine and cooking classes as well as fine wines, gift baskets, whole bean coffee, fine cheeses, rare chocolates, bulk tea, wine accessories, and dried herbs.

In science:

Antarctic scientists working on a modern station do not need to worry about cooking their meals, shopping for food or commuting to work.
Astronomy in Antarctica