Meaning of will-call

will-call

Pronunciation: (n.wil'kôl"adj.wil'kôl'), [key]
— n.
  1. an item of merchandise that is reserved for a customer, who takes possession of it when payments have been completed.
  2. a department in a store where such merchandise is held.
  3. See
—adj.
  1. of or pertaining to merchandise held in will-call or on the layaway plan.
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