poppy store
 n.— «Since moving into the neighborhood in 2002, Candi Brown said she’s noticed a lot more “poppy stores”—street slang for bodegas—have turned up on street corners. Some of these stores attract unsavory types. “You see guys hanging out on the corner all the time, drug dealers, guys trying to recruit kids,” she said.» —“Trapped in a cycle of poverty” by Michael Hinkelman Philadelphia Daily News (Pa.) Apr. 4, 2005. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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