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Delicatessen   /dˌɛlɪkətˈɛsən/   Listen
Delicatessen

noun
1.
Ready-to-eat food products.  Synonym: delicatessen food.
2.
A shop selling ready-to-eat food products.  Synonyms: deli, food shop.






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"Delicatessen" Quotes from Famous Books



... a beautiful family crest—you may have noticed it on his walking stick. I haven't yet mastered the niceties of heraldry so I can't properly describe it, but, to me, it looks like a rabbit leaping over an Edam cheese with sprigs of lettuce on either side. A delicatessen shop will steal it some day ...
— Destiny • Charles Neville Buck

... man may see visions. Walking on crowded city streets at night, watching the lighted windows, delicatessen shops, peanut carts, bakeries, fish stalls, free lunch counters piled with crackers and saloon cheese, and minor poets struggling home with the Saturday night marketing—he feels the thrill of being one, or at least ...
— Shandygaff • Christopher Morley

... it straight from a delicatessen man that lives on the same block with a man that runs a hot dog cart in John-st. Don't want anything closer'n ...
— Torchy • Sewell Ford

... lunch! Excuse me. I know—crackers, pickles and olives. Never! We'll go to the town delicatessen, sister mine!" ...
— The Motor Girls on Crystal Bay - The Secret of the Red Oar • Margaret Penrose

... Turk fashion. Elfreda poured another cup of chocolate, then seated herself on the floor beside Grace. "Pass Grace the sandwiches, Anne," she ordered. "We made these ourselves. We bought the stuff at that new delicatessen place on ...
— Grace Harlowe's Second Year at Overton College • Jessie Graham Flower

... front yard. The extension had a plate-glass front and was occupied, Rose had noticed before she plunged into the little tunnel that ran alongside it and led to the main building, by a dealer in delicatessen. Over the edge of the flat roof, she could see the top third of two endless streams of trolley-cars, for the traffic in this street was heavy, by night, she imagined, as well ...
— The Real Adventure • Henry Kitchell Webster



Words linked to "Delicatessen" :   convenience food, charcuterie, store, shop



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