social welfare (in Britain) an arrangement or organization for serving hot midday meals for a small charge to old people in clubs or daycentres
a society or group of people who meet regularly for an organized luncha ladies' luncheon club
Why Are Singing Groups Called “Glee Clubs”?These infamously chipper singing groups are called glee because the melding of voices makes everyone happy, right? Actually, joy has little to do with it.
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