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nineteenth hole

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noun Informal.
  1. the clubhouse or any other place where golfers gather after play to relax, talk, or have a drink.
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Origin of nineteenth hole

First recorded in 1900–05
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Related Words for nineteenth hole

bar, hotel, pub, lounge, joint, inn, lodge, saloon, barroom, dive, suds, taproom, hostelry, taphouse, alehouse, roadhouse, speakeasy, drinkery

British Dictionary definitions for nineteenth hole

nineteenth hole

  1. golf slang the bar in a golf clubhouse
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Word Origin for nineteenth hole

C20: from its being the next objective after a standard 18-hole round
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