One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Goods and equipment which are surplus to the army's requirements; army surplus.as modifier ‘an army disposal store’
- ‘‘Monty’ was bought at an army disposal auction.’
- ‘With this help, Tucker said, he gained confidence and applied for a job at an army disposal store, where he has been working for the past six months.’
- ‘‘Well it's all I could find,’ Maxine snapped, ‘I just couldn't walk into an army disposal store, ya’ know.’’
- ‘There are those who think good boots can be found at Raben footwear and a good coat from the local army disposal.’
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