soda fountain

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  1. a counter, as in a restaurant or drugstore, at which sodas, ice cream, light meals, etc., are served.

  2. a container from which soda water is dispensed, usually through faucets.

Origin of soda fountain

An Americanism dating back to 1815–25

Words Nearby soda fountain Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use soda fountain in a sentence

  • We could get it at a soda fountain in the drug store yonder; but its better in the native quarter right down this street.

  • If I admired the soda fountain and the sausage chains, I almost worshipped the partner, Mr. Wilner.

    The Promised Land | Mary Antin
  • She visited a soda fountain and ate ice cream, emerged again, and finally engaged a taxicab.

    Black Star's Campaign | Johnston McCulley

British Dictionary definitions for soda fountain

soda fountain

nounUS and Canadian
  1. a counter that serves drinks, snacks, etc

  2. an apparatus dispensing soda water

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