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closing time

the time at which pubs must legally stop selling alcoholic drinks
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  • I had to stay and nurse him, the closing time passed and I forgot my dry terne while I was giving him injections.

  • But just as she reached the gates a whistle announced that it was closing time.

    Nobody's Girl Hector Malot
  • Business was good; and by closing time on Wednesday the firm had in stock ten high-grade, hand-picked stray cats.

    Sube Cane Edward Bellamy Partridge
  • And you'll regulate it according to Mr. Jordan's closing time?

    Sons and Lovers David Herbert Lawrence
  • Then why did he telephone to the cleaners when he knew it was past their closing time?

    The Luminous Face Carolyn Wells
  • The time we want workmen most is in the early morning and at closing time.

    The Story of Leather Sara Ware Bassett
  • She came with her husband one evening just about our closing time.

    Max Carrados Ernest Bramah
  • It was fortunate that the closing time for Wantage's theatre was now on.

    The Imitator Percival Pollard

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