Definitions for: Bucket Shop


[n] (formerly) a cheap saloon selling liquor by the bucket
[n] an unethical or overly aggressive brokerage firm



Webster (1913) Definition: Buck"et shop`
An office or a place where facilities are given for betting
small sums on current prices of stocks, petroleum, etc.
[Slang, U.S.]

See Also: brokerage, brokerage firm, securities firm, tap house, tavern

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