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A shop which sells military-style clothing and equipment; an army surplus store:‘I bought myself a flick knife at an army disposals store’
- ‘Rick from the Disposals Store said that customer enquiry for protection equipment is very strong.’
- ‘This particular one came from the Army Disposal store when I was about 8 for the grand sum of $2, when they still had the odd WW2 stock for sale.’
- ‘He went straight to an army disposal store and bought himself a full military kit, including helmet, ammo belt, and boots.’
- ‘New flag orders had to be made to keep up with demand as shops around the country sold out, not only in the disposals store downtown.’
- ‘All in attendance wore army fatigues bought from disposals stores.’
- ‘Any army disposals store is a great place to pick up a versatile bag for travel or day-to-day journeys.’
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