bottle club
noun Date: 1943 a club serving patrons previously purchased or reserved alcoholic drinks after normal legal closing hours

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  • bottle club — ☆ bottle club n. a so called club in which patrons, nominally members, are served liquor from bottles purportedly belonging to them, without regard to liquor control laws …   English World dictionary

  • bottle club — noun : an establishment (as a private club) at which patrons are served intoxicating drinks after legal closing hours from the supplies that they have previously purchased or reserved * * * a club serving drinks to members who have reserved or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • bottle club —    an unlicensed establishment selling alcohol to customers    In theory the diners and others brought their own bottles of wine etc.:     Incidentally, dozens of new bottle clubs a sort of combination of nightclub and speakeasy have opened in… …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • bottle club — bot′tle club n. a club serving drinks to members who have reserved or purchased their own bottles of liquor • Etymology: 1940–45 …   From formal English to slang

  • bottle club — a club serving drinks to members who have reserved or purchased their own bottles of liquor. [1940 45] * * * …   Universalium

  • bottle club — A place where no intoxicating liquors are sold but in which a member may keep his liquor for consumption on the premises and in which mixes or so called set ups are provided by the club. Mutchall v. City of Kalamazoo, 323 Mich. 215, 35 N.W.2d 245 …   Black's law dictionary

  • bottle club — A place where no intoxicating liquors are sold but in which a member may keep his liquor for consumption on the premises and in which mixes or so called set ups are provided by the club. Mutchall v. City of Kalamazoo, 323 Mich. 215, 35 N.W.2d 245 …   Black's law dictionary

  • bottle party — noun 1. : a private party to which the guests bring their own liquor 2. : bottle club * * * a party at which guests contribute their own liquor. [1925 30] * * * bottle party noun A more or less improvised drinking party where each person brings a …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bottle pool — Bottle pool, also known as bottle billiards and bottle pocket billiards, is a hybrid billiards game combining aspects of both carom billiards and pocket billiards. Played on a standard pool table, the game uses just two Cuegloss|Object… …   Wikipedia

  • Bottle service — is the sale of liquor by the bottle in bars and nightclubs. The purchase of bottle service typically includes a reserved table for the patron s party and mixers of the patron s choice. Bottle service can include the service of a VIP host, who… …   Wikipedia

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