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bathtub gin

Any alcoholic drink that is made by an amateur at home or in makeshift conditions. Refers to the use of bathtubs in creating illegal alcohol (most often gin, hence the name) during the prohibition years in the US. This stuff is strong, but it tastes like bathtub gin!
See also: bathtub, gin

gin dive

slang A bar, especially one that is run-down. Are you guys hungover? You spent an awful lot of time at that gin dive last night!
See also: dive, gin

gin mill

slang A bar, especially one that is run-down. Are you guys hungover? You spent an awful lot of time at that gin mill last night!
See also: gin, mill

gin palace

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

ginhead

slang A drunk; an alcoholic. Oh yeah, I had become a total ginhead before finally going to rehab.

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!
See also: gin, mill

gin dive

verb
See also: dive, gin

gin palace

verb
See also: gin, palace

ginhead

n. a drunkard. Gert could have ended up a ginhead, but she went another route instead.
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From drinking Earl Grey and the customs of the Royal family to eating fish and chips and going to watch the Toon, Ginny is educating her fellow Yanks on all there is to know about life back home.
Rev Ginny Burton, the new priest-in-charge for Towyn
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Ginny was a very active MLA member, serving on the MLANET Editorial Board from 1999-2001, as web editor for the MLA Chapter Council from 1997-2002, as a member of the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of MLA from 1978-2008, and as their Chapter Council representative from 1997-2002.
In many ways this is like a high-brow version of the television series Desperate Housewives and I must admit that I found Ginny's newfound Machiavellian streak rather hard to swallow.
Ginny, who is grandmother to Jordan, 16, and Elliot, seven, stuckto the diet and exercise regime and managed to lose six and a half stone.
In 1937, not yet twenty years old, Ginny Brothers won the ladies' bronc riding title at Cheyenne Frontier Days.
Firstly, Ginny founded the St Helens based chain of Wind in the Willows private day nurseries.
The only person who seems to understand him is his 10-year-old neighbor Ginny, who has cerebral palsy.
At 39ST Fashion Center, aka 250 West 39 Street, where Winoker Realty is the exclusive leasing agent, Ginny Hilfiger announced that her own luxury women's line--Ginny H--has opened a showroom.
Since no one ran for the office of First District Trustee at the Annual Conference, I am pleased to announce that I have appointed Virginia (Ginny) Cairrao, CDA from Rhode Island, to that position.
THE LIGHTS DIMMED, the curtain rose, and my then 8-year-old daughter, Ginny, was mesmerized.
During the battle over the Equal Rights Amendment, Ginny became president of the "Stop the ERA" in New York State, and soon found herself debating Bella Abzug, Gloria Steinem, and similar radical feminist icons.
Young Ginny is beginning to learn about heroes and martyrs in this story set in the early 1960s.