soda fountain


Definition of soda fountain

1 : an apparatus with delivery tube and faucets for drawing soda water
2 : the equipment and counter for the preparation and serving of sodas, sundaes, and ice cream

Examples of soda fountain in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The beloved soda fountain/newsstand at the corner of Second Avenue and St. Marks. Michael Kimmelman, New York Times, "The East Village, Home of Punks and Poets: Here’s a Tour," 15 Oct. 2020 The old-fashioned Gordon Square soda fountain has milkshakes and malts on its straightforward menu, along with sundaes, phosphates, ice cream sodas and more. Anne Nickoloff, cleveland, "14 places in Greater Cleveland with the best milkshakes," 6 Oct. 2020 New additions will include a full-service bar with traditional and creative cocktails, full-scale onsite bakery and soda fountain and coffee bar. Marcy De Luna, Houston Chronicle, "Kenny & Ziggy’s to move to former Luby’s Post Oak space," 10 Aug. 2020 An old building along a railroad track in Mequon will soon be renovated into a restaurant, event space and an arcade that overlooks a pizzeria, soda fountain and ice cream bar. Jeff Rumage, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "The next phase of the Foxtown development in Mequon will feature restaurants, an ice cream bar and arcade," 5 Aug. 2020 Their family had run a drugstore soda fountain since the 1950s. cleveland, "Ranking 8 Fenik’s Frozen Custard flavors," 3 Aug. 2020 Over the decades, the Scott family continued to expand its land and accommodations—next came a general store, a dining facility, and The Casino (now called The Play House), which featured a soda fountain, a dance floor, and a bowling alley. Kelly Corbett, House Beautiful, "The Catskills Lakeside Resort Seen on “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” Is Looking for a New Owner," 3 June 2020 Now the latest of these nostalgic interlopers will be an East Coast ice cream bar and soda fountain serving real phosphates. Josie Sexton, The Denver Post, "Rosenberg’s Bagels owner plans soda fountain, ice cream shop in Five Points," 10 Jan. 2020 With a design reminiscent of an old-fashioned soda fountain of a county fair, everyone will want to join in on the fun. Southern Living Editors, Southern Living, "Amazon's Best-Selling Snow Cone Machine is a Real Summer Treat," 18 June 2020

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First Known Use of soda fountain

1820, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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27 Oct 2020

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“Soda fountain.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of soda fountain

chiefly US, somewhat old-fashioned : a counter usually in a store at which cold drinks, types of ice cream, etc., are prepared and served

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