What's a poetic term that's common in English literature for ''A place people get drunk in''?

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  • 9 months ago

    People can drink alcohol in bars, pubs, taverns, clubs. 'Tavern' and 'pub' are used quite frequently in some literature, but are not necessarily poetic. Oh--I forgot 'saloon'--they don't make those anymore!

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  • 9 months ago

    Public house, or 'pub' for short. Tavern. 'Bar' is not especially poetic.

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    • curtisports2
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      9 months agoReport

      I agree on 'pub' but not the full name 'public house'. 'Watering hole' is not very poetic, either. It's where lower animals hydrate. If you think comparing humans to lower animals is poetic....

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  • RP
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    9 months ago

    One of the more unusual is "watering hole," meaning a place where folks drink.

    • bluebellbkk
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      9 months agoReport

      A watering hole is never poetic. The only 'poetic' term is 'tavern'.

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  • Anonymous
    9 months ago

    Tavern or Hostelry

    Inn or Public House

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  • Cara
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    9 months ago

    An inn, or a tavern.

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  • Anonymous
    9 months ago

    The White House.

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  • Roger
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    9 months ago

    watering hole (This is a metaphor: animals drink at watering holes, just as people drink in bars.)

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  • 9 months ago

    pub, roadhouse, inn

  • Bob
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    9 months ago

    speakeasy .

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