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For the purposes of this chapter, the following definition shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
AUCTION STORE. Includes any store or place where goods and merchandise of any kind usually sold at retail are offered for sale at public auction. The business of selling at public auction of livestock and secondhand goods and articles not immediately prior thereto having been offered for sale at retail when offered for sale by the owner or through another as agent shall not be included within the term AUCTION STORE; but the term AUCTION STORE shall include the sale at public auction of a stock of retail goods or part of stock of retail goods purchased for the purpose of offering for sale at public auction.
(1957 Rev. Ords., § 8.202; 1992 Code, § 36-17)
Definitions and rules of construction generally, see § 10.002