One who prepared and sold drugs for medicinal purposes—the business now (since about 1800) conducted by a druggist or pharmaceutical chemist.
Oh very little. It was just a little village. A little hamlet along the way. Um, but ah, so I'd go into the apothecary shop, and of course they knew who I was, I didn't have a clue. And they would chit-chat and-what-not, and then I'd see them on the street, and-so-on and it was fabulous.