watering place

noun

Definition of watering place

1 : a place where water may be obtained; especially : one where animals and especially livestock come to drink
2 : a health or recreational resort featuring mineral springs or bathing
3 : a place (such as a nightclub, bar, or lounge) where drink is available

Examples of watering place in a Sentence

  1. die-hard fans gathered at the local watering place to watch the Super Bowl

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First Known Use of watering place

14th century

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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