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

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  • 4 weeks 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!

  • 4 weeks ago

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

    • curtisports2
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      4 weeks 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....

  • RP
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    4 weeks ago

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

    • bluebellbkk
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      4 weeks agoReport

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

  • Anonymous
    4 weeks ago

    Tavern or Hostelry

    Inn or Public House

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  • Cara
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    4 weeks ago

    An inn, or a tavern.

  • 4 weeks ago

    The White House.

  • Roger
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    4 weeks ago

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

  • 4 weeks ago

    pub, roadhouse, inn

    • ron h
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      4 weeks agoReport

      I think of an "inn" as a place to sleep.  

  • Bob
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    4 weeks ago

    speakeasy .

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