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 Mac’s Public House co-owner Daniel Presti has been indicted on misdemeanor charges of selling alcohol without a license and operating an unlicensed bottle club, Staten Island prosecutors said Friday. From Usa Today Network And Wire Reports, USA TODAY, "Teachers push back, churches in court, National Guard: News from around our 50 states," 25 Jan. 2021 Aside from the bar violating Cuomo’s executive order, others charges facing the Mac’s staff include operating an unlicensed bottle club and unauthorized warehousing of alcohol. Washington Post, "Hundreds of Staten Island protesters rally around a bar shut down for defying covid rules: ‘Open up!’," 3 Dec. 2020 The Manhattan bottle club was shut down around 2:45 a.m. ET Saturday after city sheriffs discovered about 400 revelers, the New York City Sheriff's office said. Omar Jimenez, CNN, "Chicago officials shut down a 300-person party for violating coronavirus restrictions," 1 Dec. 2020 The brewery asked the company that helps with their bottle club to add a delivery button to their homepage, divvied up their existing beer stock and split up 20 Portland ZIP codes among their small team. oregonlive, "As breweries turn toward to-go and delivery options, OLCC easing processes," 19 Mar. 2020 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

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First Known Use of bottle club

1935, in the meaning defined above

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“Bottle club.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bottle%20club. Accessed 13 Apr. 2021.

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