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watering hole

1. a pool where animals drink; water hole
2. Facetious slang a pub
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In the wilds of Africa, when it's time for a family of elephants gathered at a watering hole to leave, the matriarch of the group gives the "let' s-go rumble" - as it's referred to in scientific literature - kicking off a coordinated and well-timed conversation, of sorts, between the leaders of the clan.
It also owns the Irish village - a much frequented watering hole by ex-pats and the Dubai Aviation Club.
The Fleece Hotel in Selkirk led the way yesterday in a league table of watering holes on new website Regulars Reunited.
and through the offices of three other major black magazine competitors in New York and San Francisco, plus a brief getaway to Martha's Vineyard--always ending up in fashionable luxury hotels and shopping districts, showplace homes or weekend retreats, gourmet restaurants or cozy watering holes.
In select markets, customers are invited to head to their favorite watering holes to fill out entry forms.
Believe it or not, the automotive industry should take a closer look at what happens at watering holes on the Serengeti plains of Africa.
The ship's focal point, the spacious and revolutionary "Royal Promenade," calls to mind New Orleans' Bourbon Street with its watering holes, street performers and specialty shops.
Tourists get a spectacular view, but some rangers suspect the noise may drive breeding birds away from their nests, or frighten deer away from their watering holes.
The silver lining is that just being yourself--on those quickie October weekend jaunts to girl-girl watering holes like Provincetown--impresses them even more.
Earlier this year Geordies were outraged when it was announced one of Newcastle's most famous watering holes was to change name.
They had better things to do, such as hanging out at one of Sacramento's popular political watering holes.