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gin mill

and gin dive and gin palace
n. a saloon; a low liquor establishment. (Older.) Fred hit every gin mill on the way home. The joint looks like a gin dive. I’m not going in there!
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We've come a long way since the two brothers met in a gin mill that evening in Manhattan and came up with the idea that would become Real Estate Weekly.
The desperate social-climbing machinations of Schultz's Murk (who does a mean Sinatra lip sync) are matched, after intermission, by Ben Cain, George Ketsios, Schultz and especially Wheeler as the disreputable denizens of Glubb's Gin Mill.
When his career ended, LaMotta moved into owning and managing bars and gin mills before turning his hand to acting and stand-up comedy.
Since they can't be trusted to make such judgments on their own, obviously I and the other chaperones will have to do a certain amount of savoring of the output of these gin mills to ascertain which are sufficiently savory for our presidential protectors to patronize.
Of all the gin mills in all the world, Pepper Davis walked into mine about six years ago and put me in the palm of her hand with her fascinating stories.
Here the heroes are the reformers, like Jacob Riis, whose muckraking How the Other Half Lives (1890) and his startling documentary photographs of slum hovels, back alleys and gin mills, made possible by the invention of flash attachments for cameras, brought on laws regulating tenement conditions.
The casual gin mills are entirely unlicensed and more often than not are set up in people's living rooms.
Somebody had to manage the whorehouses, gin mills and bootleggers.