ginmill


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Noun1.ginmill - a room or establishment where alcoholic drinks are served over a counterginmill - a room or establishment where alcoholic drinks are served over a counter; "he drowned his sorrows in whiskey at the bar"
barrelhouse, honky-tonk - a cheap drinking and dancing establishment
cocktail lounge - a barroom in a hotel or restaurant where cocktails are served
gin mill, pothouse, pub, public house, taphouse, saloon - tavern consisting of a building with a bar and public rooms; often provides light meals
room - an area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling; "the rooms were very small but they had a nice view"
sawdust saloon - a saloon whose floor is covered with sawdust
speakeasy - (during prohibition) an illegal barroom
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Book (Fiction): "When The Sacred Ginmill Closes" by Lawrence Block.
[In those days, there were few resources for a teenage girl who found herself pregnant, and many 'shotgun weddings' were the result, of which this had been one.] His family had never liked her, and her husband's sister, herself unable to have children, covets Tad, Joan's adorable three-year-old boy, and readily agrees to care for him while Joan attempts to get a job to keep a roof over their heads, and immediately gets one working as a cocktail waitress in a nearby restaurant/tavern/"ginmill" in Hyattsville, Maryland [a better scenario than mowing lawns, her next choice.]