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gin mill

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noun Slang.
  1. a bar or saloon, especially a cheap or disreputable one.
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Origin of gin mill

An Americanism dating back to 1860–65
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Related Words for gin mill

pub, saloon, taproom, tavern, alehouse, drinkery

Examples from the Web for gin mill

Historical Examples of gin mill

  • You've no business in this House; you belong in a gin-mill!'

    The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg and Other Stories

    Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)

  • He was in a gin-mill near the City Hall then, and I lost him some way.

    The Lash

    Olin L. Lyman

  • Dick marvelled at the change in his partner, but he was shrewd enough to see that it brought grist to the gin-mill.

    Bunch Grass

    Horace Annesley Vachell

  • Soon I saw him go into the gin-mill, the crowd following him, and the noise of voices grew louder.

    Vandemark's Folly

    Herbert Quick

  • I got him into a gin-mill, however, and he told how badly treated he had been just before we met.