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nineteenth hole

noun, Informal.
1.
the clubhouse or any other place where golfers gather after play to relax, talk, or have a drink.
Origin of nineteenth hole
1900-1905
First recorded in 1900-05
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British Dictionary definitions for nineteenth hole

nineteenth hole

noun
1.
(golf, slang) the bar in a golf clubhouse
Word Origin
C20: from its being the next objective after a standard 18-hole round
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Contemporary definitions for nineteenth hole
noun

a bar in a golf clubhouse, set to be used after completing a round of golf

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