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Noun: watering hole
  1. A natural hole or hollow containing water
    - water hole
  2. A health resort near a spring or at the seaside
    - watering place, spa
  3. [informal] A building with a bar that is licensed to sell alcoholic drinks
    - tavern, tap house [archaic], public house [Brit], pub [Brit, Cdn], saloon [Brit], pothouse [archaic], gin mill [N. Amer, informal], taphouse [archaic], groggery [US, archaic], inn [Brit], boozer [Brit, informal]

Derived forms: watering holes

Type of: building, edifice, playground, pond, pool, resort area, vacation spot

Encyclopedia: Watering hole