Definition of Gin mill

1. Noun. Tavern consisting of a building with a bar and public rooms; often provides light meals.

Exact synonyms: Pothouse, Pub, Public House, Saloon, Taphouse
Specialized synonyms: Alehouse, Free House
Terms within: Bar, Barroom, Ginmill, Saloon, Taproom
Generic synonyms: Tap House, Tavern
Geographical relationships: Britain, Great Britain, U.k., Uk, United Kingdom, United Kingdom Of Great Britain And Northern Ireland



Definition of Gin mill

1. Noun. (archaic derogatory) A tavern that serves gin. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Gin Mill

gimped
gimpier
gimpiest
gimpiness
gimping
gimps
gimpy
gin
gin-and-It
gin and it
gin and tonic
gin burglars
gin fizz
gin mill (current term)
gin palace
gin palaces
gin pole
gin rickey
gin rummy
gin sling
gin up
ginas
ginchiest
ginep
ging
gingal

Literary usage of Gin mill

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Second Report on the Water Powers of Alabama by Benjamin Mortimer Hall, Maxcy Reddick Hall (1916)
"... Creek),t Round Mountain, Flour, grist, and gin mill 40 E. Cobia ... River),t Gaylesville, Flour, grist, and gin mill 60 WF Henderson ..."

2. A Preliminary Report on a Part of the Water Powers of Alabama by Benjamin Mortimer Hall (1903)
"40 Elliott Bros., (North Spring Creek), Grassland, grist and gin 40 JT Webb & Bros., (Spring Creek), Hurley, grist and gin mill 40 JD Jordan, (South Spring ..."

3. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1889)
"A local Irish name of the "parr or young salmon. gin-mill (jin'mil), ». ... could . . . choose only between the gutter and u gin-mill. ..."

4. The Fortnightly Review (1884)
"Is it possible that the American people are compelled to scour the gutter, the gin-mill, and the brothel for a candidate for Congress ? ..."

5. The Great Republic by Lepel Henry Griffin (1884)
"Is it possible that the American people are compelled to scour the gutter, the gin-mill, and the brothel for a candidate for Congress ? ..."

6. A Book about Myself by Theodore Dreiser (1922)
"For days thereafter I was wandering about in spirit with this man from gin-mill to gin- mill and lodging-house to lodging-house, seeing him drink at scummy ..."

7. The Library of Wit and Humor, Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Literature by Ainsworth Rand Spofford, Rufus Edmonds Shapley (1894)
"Is it possible that the American people are compelled to scour the gutter, the gin- mill and the brothel for a candidate for Congress? ..."

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