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cocktail hour

noun
1.
the interval before the evening meal during which cocktails and other alcoholic beverages are often served.
Origin of cocktail hour
1925-1930
1925-30
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  • They found a table at the rear of the room, out of the worst of the cocktail-hour uproar.

    Little Fuzzy Henry Beam Piper

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