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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 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

See also: dive, gin

gin palace

See also: gin, palace
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com/news/family-speaks-out-after-woman-dies-at-mexico-resort/2251799/) NY Daily News , Ginny was informed about her children's condition by a hotel staff member after she enquired about them.
At one point during a brief break in a game, catcher Mike Lawson comes up to Ginny and begins to mock the whole idea of inspirational sports-movie speeches--and then he gives one, much to his own surprise.
Ginny Bunford passed all her days in Bartley Green, though there were the inevitable lessthan-tempting offers from circuses to lure her away.
illustrated by Ginny Pruitt * colored by Gaurakisora Tucker
Anne Longfield, chief executive of 4Children, said: "This award celebrates Ginny and Harry's inspiring courage and determination which has helped their family through illness and tremendous hardship.
Ginny and I connect again by phone on a sunny Saturday in March.
Ginny, 48, said financial security for the family - including their four children and five grandkids - was top priority but a new car was on their wishlist.
Ginny was on a deadline though and enlisted the help of an Englishwoman living in Crete to care for the dog and feed it after she had returned to England, where she started arranging for it to be flown home last year.
Ginny Phillips left Newcastle's Byker in 1992 for a new life across the pond and has never looked back, building a life for herself in Alabama's coastal city Mobile.
Reverend Ginny Burton will be welcomed to her new ministry as Priest-in-Charge of Towyn, and as an associate priest in the parishes of Abergele, St George, Llysfaen and Llanddulas service at the event in St Mary's Church, Towyn on Monday, November 19 at 7pm.
Her vivid dream sparked a journey that taught Ginny how to recognize spirit signs and spirit communications with those on Earth.
When her mother's second cousin, the cultured Linus Lancaster, asks for fourteen-year-old Ginny's hand in marriage early in Kind One, Ginny eagerly accepts.
Boots, bikes, and bombers; adventures of Alaska conservationist Ginny Hill Wood.
coal producer, has introduced Ginny, the first canine specifically trained to perform search and rescue in both underground and surface structures used in mining operations.
CLATTERING hooves and a fateful run-in with a brooding French trainer hails the arrival in Newmarket of Ginny Kennedy, returning to save the fortunes of her family's Ravenhill Stables.