bottle club

noun

Definition of bottle club

: a club serving patrons previously purchased or reserved alcoholic drinks after normal legal closing hours

Examples of bottle club in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Members of the two bottle club get one red and one white, and three bottle members get two reds and a white. Tirion Morris, azcentral, "Here are 5 metro Phoenix wine clubs worth trying in 2020," 3 Feb. 2020 At one Waverly bottle club, the owner even posted a sign threatening court action against Pansing Brooks and used an expletive against Thibodeau. Tess Williams, The Seattle Times, "Women in public office say harassment rising in Nebraska," 22 Apr. 2018 The overlay plan already bans tattoo parlors, bottle clubs, fortune tellers and flea markets from the area. Ryan Gillespie, OrlandoSentinel.com, "Food trucks likely will have to close at midnight in Conway neighborhood," 25 June 2018 Although several male senators spoke in support of the measure, Thibodeau said female senators have been the focus of criticism from bottle club owners and constituents who say the clubs have nothing to do with trafficking. Tess Williams, The Seattle Times, "Women in public office say harassment rising in Nebraska," 22 Apr. 2018 The bottle club bill was later incorporated into another bill that was approved, but only after some requirements were removed. Tess Williams, The Seattle Times, "Women in public office say harassment rising in Nebraska," 22 Apr. 2018 Oak Barrel also has about 15 bourbons on its shelves, such as Jefferson's Ocean and George Remus Repeal Reserve, and has a bottle club for customers who want to keep personal bottles of Jameson Caskmates whiskey on the shelves (at $125 a bottle). Carol Deptolla, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Oak Barrel Public House to open on Old World 3rd," 2 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of bottle club

1935, in the meaning defined above

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20 Feb 2020

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“Bottle club.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bottle%20club. Accessed 25 Feb. 2020.

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