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Woolworth

also Woolworth's, often in reference to inexpensive merchandise, from the F.W. Woolworth & Company chain of "five-and-ten-cent stores," begun 1879 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

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Definitions of Woolworth

Woolworth (n.)
United States businessman who opened a shop in 1879 selling low-priced goods and built it into a national chain of stores (1852-1919);
Synonyms: Frank Winfield Woolworth
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