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nineteenth hole

The bar at the clubhouse of a golf course, where players can go after finishing the standard 18 holes of a game. Barry isn't much of a golfer. He usually heads to the nineteenth hole after playing for only an hour or so. Wow, that was a great game. Let's head to the nineteenth hole—first drink's on me!
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nineteenth hole

the bar in a golf clubhouse, as reached after a standard round of 18 holes. informal humorous
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nineteenth hole

n. a place to buy an alcoholic beverage after a golf game. (Likely to be filled with golfers who have played eighteen holes of golf.) I hit a hole-in-one on the first hole and went straight to the nineteenth hole to celebrate.
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The Latino Nineteenth Century provides a set of perspectives and critical tools that may help us think differently about more well-known Latina/o writers of the long nineteenth century such as Jose Marti and Maria Amparo Ruiz de Burton as well as lesser known Latinas/os.
By the nineteenth century, both concepts were overtaken by the metaphor of the 'social body', which retained an important ambiguity of meaning: it could denote either the whole of the population of a nation-state or the poor alone.
Dessens suggests that one cannot fully comprehend southern ideologies without a thorough understanding of either the ways they developed over time, from the late nineteenth century to the present, or the myths that ensure their permanence.
Other essays include Carolyn De Swart Gifford's study of Frances Willard, the influential leader of the Women's Christian Temperance Union in the late nineteenth century, whose belief in the equality of men and women put her at odds with other social gospelers.
The first essay surveys views of Bruno from his own time until the nineteenth century.
During the period from 1989 to 2001 when the journal resided at Mesa State, Nineteenth-Century Prose grew from a small-format journal of about 80 pages to a standard format approaching 250 pages an issue, and its scope, which only a few years earlier had been restricted to Matthew Arnold, changed from British Victorian literature to British, American, and Continental literature of the "long nineteenth century." We look forward to continued development under the auspices of San Diego State University.
Frank argues that by the ,middle of the nineteenth century, parents, specifically fathers, undertook the duty to labor on behalf of their descendants' well-being.
At the end of the nineteenth century, China did seem to offer an attractive environment for the Christian missions.
Although its valuation had changed radically from positive to negative since the Middle Ages, poverty in the nineteenth century still conveyed a significance extending well beyond itself.
Although none have used comparative historical investigation, the leading scholars' explanations of ulama politics in nineteenth century Iran contain accounts of its contrast with the politics of the Sunni ulama in other Middle Eastern countries.
Most of the subcollection of prints show New York City architecture and lifestyle in the nineteenth century.
The research of these historians has very much reshaped our understanding of British society and culture in the eighteenth, nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
His inclusion of modern productions does suggest parallels between late-Elizabethan England and the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, when audiences could, once again, "re-imagine national history in action" (250), but rather than pursuing the ideological implications of "staging the national epic," as he terms it, Grene keeps his focus on the theatrical conditions (festival traditions, state support for theaters, and ensemble action, for example) that make the revival of Shakespeare's serial histories possible.
But one of the great disasters of nineteenth century planning was the way in which civil engineers seized so many riversides on which to insert their railways -- one that continues to be perpetrated with motorways in our own era.
Though the nineteenth century is generally recognized as the great era of Western landscape painting, American paintings of this period are rarely if ever included in major landscape exhibitions.