gin mill

noun

: bar, saloon

Examples of gin mill in a Sentence

a gin mill famous as the favorite hangout of several noted authors
Recent Examples on the Web When Biden, Sr., was a teen-ager, his mother, Mary, would send him to the local gin mill to retrieve his intoxicated father. Adam Entous, The New Yorker, 15 Aug. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1859, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of gin mill was in 1859

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“Gin mill.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gin%20mill. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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