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service club

noun
1.
any of several organizations dedicated to the growth and general welfare of its members and the community.
2.
a recreational center for members of the armed forces.
Origin of service club
1925-1930
1925-30
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  • Eveley, startled on the threshold of the service club, looked up into the face of the blue-eyed Bemis salesman.

    Eve to the Rescue Ethel Hueston
  • "It's service club work; we ought to have started it earlier," she ended.

    Ethel Morton's Enterprise Mabell S.C. Smith
  • Sometimes we would see a movie or go to the service club which was in a large old house.

  • You'll be a service club member of the right sort when you do kindnesses that you don't like to do.

    Ethel Morton at Chautauqua Mabell S. C. Smith
  • She heard of his continual presence at his service club, and could not understand.

    The Four Feathers A. E. W. Mason
  • As a service club you couldn't very well crack jokes whose point lies in some one's discomfort, could you?

    Ethel Morton's Holidays Mabell S. C. Smith
  • I had learnt that Decker went to the service club on certain evenings, and stayed very late.

    Yorke The Adventurer Louis Becke

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