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watering hole

noun, Informal.
a bar, nightclub, or other social gathering place where alcoholic drinks are sold.
Also called watering place, watering spot. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The Rock Springs watering-hole was in a hilly region, broken here and there by stony gulches.

    The Delafield Affair Florence Finch Kelly
British Dictionary definitions for watering-hole

watering hole

a pool where animals drink; water hole
(facetious, slang) a pub
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water-cooler story

noun phrase

A piece of gossip; latrine rumor (1990s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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