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gin palace

/dʒɪn/
noun
1.
(formerly) a gaudy drinking house
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  • The craze for drink had seized him again, and he ordered me to pull up outside a gin palace.

    A Study In Scarlet Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Schiller calls on the gods to take him to their heaven with him; and ye would debase the Gods to a gin palace.

  • Impossible to deny a certain genius to the man who had raised that mighty pile, the gin palace of Art.

    The Divine Fire May Sinclair
  • Where the gin palace turns the night to day, And public-house and beer-shop line the way?

    The Man with the Book John Matthias Weylland
  • The white-hot glare of a gin palace a good way off made the intervening piece of the street pitch-black.

    Chance Joseph Conrad
  • The white-hot glare of a gin palace a good way off made the intervening piece of the street pitch black.

    Chance Joseph Conrad
  • It seemed to unite the glare of a gin palace with the temperature of a Turkish bath.

    The Shadow of the Rope E. W. Hornung
  • We were standing now in a muddy street before what the English call a gin palace.

    Nobody's Boy Hector Malot
  • Schiller calls on the gods to take him to their heaven with him; and you would debase the gods to a gin palace.

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