Definition of Ginmill
1. Noun. A room or establishment where alcoholic drinks are served over a counter. "He drowned his sorrows in whiskey at the bar"
Specialized synonyms: Barrelhouse, Honky-tonk, Cocktail Lounge, Sawdust Saloon, Speakeasy
Group relationships: Gin Mill, Pothouse, Pub, Public House, Saloon, Taphouse
Generic synonyms: Room
Lexicographical Neighbors of Ginmill
ginmill (current term)
Literary usage of Ginmill
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Secrets of the Hohenzollerns by Armgaard Karl Graves (1915)
"On the evening of June 10, 1903, a dozen men were sitting in the back room of a squalid ginmill in the Ulitza ..."
2. Public Health Papers and Reports by American Public Health Association (1904)
"The man who goes to the ginmill for his recreation falls into the hands of that woman and he comes back not merely to the guard house for drunkenness or for ..."
3. Christianity's Storm Centre: A Study of the Modern City by Charles Stelzle (1907)
"How long is the ginmill to continue to be the ante-room to the labor hall ? Come up to the mourners' bench, boys, and tell the wholesome truth! ..."
4. The New Voter: Things He and She Ought to Know about Politics and Citizenship by Charles Willis Thompson (1918)
"... tell those people they'll have to locate their ginmill two blocks up the street.' "You may say that these are stories of a benevolent despot. ..."
5. Reminiscences of Fifty Years in Christian Service by Charles Wesley Winchester (1915)
"He drove along about four •hundred yards till he came opposite Jesse Rhodes' ginmill. Then he lost himself. When he came to he was headed in the opposite ..."
6. The Quirt and the Spur: Vanishing Shadows of the Texas Frontier by Edgar Rye (1909)
"In this old ginmill three men were killed and two officers wounded. The cowboys from Millet's ranch in Baylor county were making ..."