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cocktail hour

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  1. the interval before the evening meal during which cocktails and other alcoholic beverages are often served.
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Origin of cocktail hour

First recorded in 1925–30
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  • They found a table at the rear of the room, out of the worst of the cocktail-hour uproar.

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    Henry Beam Piper