gin palace


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gin palace

(dʒɪn)
n
(formerly) a gaudy drinking house
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As the cab drew up before the address indicated, the fog lifted a little and showed him a dingy street, a gin palace, a low French eating house, a shop for the retail of penny numbers and twopenny salads, many ragged children huddled in the doorways, and many women of many different nationalities passing out, key in hand, to have a morning glass; and the next moment the fog settled down again upon that part, as brown as umber, and cut him off from his blackguardly surroundings.
The white-hot glare of a gin palace a good way off made the intervening piece of the street pitch black.
The craze for drink had seized him again, and he ordered me to pull up outside a gin palace.
Friday's all-standing gig will overlook Hardwick Park Lake and in the grounds there will be a Champagne marquee and Gin Palace as well as a main bar, a Real Ale marquee and even a Madness Ale tent.
Gin palace and boozy demos The new Gin Palace will bring the best in artisan gin distillers from across the UK, including the Moorland Spirit Co, Chase Distillery, Warner Edwards, Sibling Distillery and Da Mhile.
With cancer patients having their disability payments cut, teachers being made redundant and all of us paying VAT at 20%, not one penny of our taxes ought to go on a pounds 60 million floating gin palace for Charles and Camilla.