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gin palace

slang A bar. Are you guys hungover? You spent an awful lot of time at that gin palace last night!
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gin palace

verb
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It's no longer a cheesy weekend wardrobe for the decks of a gin-palace. It's been given a Riviera slant, what used to be known as `a Deauville.' But perhaps it is now more of a glamorous `budding starlet at Cannes' look, with sharper, more sophisticated tailoring, particularly with the new city shorts and luxury fabrics.
It was claimed Mr Young spent up to PS5,000 a night eating out, that they went to a Raymond Blanc restaurant twice a week, that Mr Young paid up to PS4million for "a flash gin-palace, Sunseekertype boat".
Go to the midlands of Ireland and you'll see row upon row of expensive but tasteless gin-palace homes built by the Romanies' cousins, the travellers, on the proceeds of tax evasion, sharp practices and exploitation of gullible householders wanting driveways laid.
Imagine if someone crashed a gin-palace super-yacht into a Dixons, then fitted it with wheels and you'll get the picture.
THE French Riviera was once the exclusive haunt of the rich who could afford the exorbitant air fares to get to their gin-palace yachts moored in St Tropez harbour.
Well, a few smart cars brought people up from the gin-palace hotels on the coast of a night to eat at its outdoor taverna.
Down at the harbour the kind of gin-palaces you only see in the South of France were stacked three-deep.