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watering hole

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noun Informal.
  1. a bar, nightclub, or other social gathering place where alcoholic drinks are sold.
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Also called watering place, watering spot.
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  • The Rock Springs watering-hole was in a hilly region, broken here and there by stony gulches.

    The Delafield Affair

    Florence Finch Kelly

British Dictionary definitions for watering hole

watering hole

  1. a pool where animals drink; water hole
  2. facetious, slang a pub
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