rum shop

nounChiefly Caribbean.
  1. a tavern or shop selling liquor.

Words Nearby rum shop Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use rum shop in a sentence

  • It is displayed on the 17th of March in nearly every rum shop, gambling hell, and thieves' den in New York.

  • There is a little grocery, a rum shop, a town, and by and by a city.

    The Silent Readers | William D. Lewis
  • The act-drop fell, and male Denver, wrung to its religious deeps, went out to the rum-shop.

    Lin McLean | Owen Wister
  • A pale face would be as much out of place in an American rum shop as a strawberry patch in an alkaline desert.

    Nasby in Exile | David R. Locke
  • One of those chaps that are hanging round Tibbett's rum shop out at the Corners.

    When Life Was Young | C. A. Stephens