fern bar
noun Date: 1976 a bar or restaurant fashionably decorated with green plants and especially ferns

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Fern bar — is an American slang term for an upscale or preppy (or yuppie) bar or tavern catering to singles usually decorated with ferns or other fussy plants, as well as such decor as fake Tiffany lamps. The phrase came into common use in the late 1970s or …   Wikipedia

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  • fern bar — n. a fashionable bar or restaurant decorated mainly with plants, including ferns …   English World dictionary

  • fern bar — noun : a bar or restaurant that is stylishly decorated especially with ferns and other green plants * * * a stylish bar or tavern conspicuously decorated with ferns and other greenery. * * * n. informal a barroom in a contemporary design that… …   Useful english dictionary

  • fern bar — a stylish bar or tavern conspicuously decorated with ferns and other greenery. * * * …   Universalium

  • Fern (disambiguation) — Fern can refer to several things:* Fern, the common name for plants in the phylum or division Pteridophyta, also known as Filicophyta.* FERN, the Forests and the European Union Resource Network . * Fern ally, a term covering a group of vascular… …   Wikipedia

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  • Fern Hobbs — Hobbs in 1913 Born May 8, 1883 Bloomington, Nebraska Died April 10, 1964(1964 04 10) (aged 80) …   Wikipedia

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