sauce parlor(redirected from sauce parlous)
dated slang A bar or tavern. "Sauce" is a slang term for alcohol. I heard Tommy's dad spends more time at the sauce parlor than he does at home. The cops spotted the two criminals coming out of the sauce parlor and took them in for questioning.
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n. a tavern. I wouldn’t be caught dead in that sauce parlor.
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