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1. A building or an apartment in which goods, wares, drugs, etc, are sold by retail. From shop to shop wandering, and littering with unfolded silks The polished counter. (Cowper)

2. A building in which mechanics or artisans work; as, a shoe shop; a car shop. A tailor called me in his shop. (Shak)

Shop is often used adjectively or in composition; as, shop rent, or shop-rent; shop thief, or shop-thief; shop window, or shop-window, etc. To smell of the shop, to indicate too distinctively one's occupation or profession. To talk shop, to make one's business the topic of social conversation; also, to use the phrases peculiar to one's employment.

Synonym: store, warehouse. See Store.

Origin: OE. Shoppe, schoppe, AS. Sceoppa a treasury, a storehouse, stall, booth; akin to scypen a shed, LG. Schup a shed, G. Schoppen, schuppen, a shed, a coachhouse, OHG. Scopf.

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