six o'clock swill

six o'clock swill
быстрая выпивка в конце рабочего дня

Англо-русский большой универсальный переводческий словарь. . 2012.

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  • Six o'clock swill — The Six o clock swill was the last minute rush to buy drinks at a hotel bar before it closed. During a significant part of the 20th century, Australian and New Zealand hotels shut their public bars at 6 p.m.; between finishing work (5 p.m.) and… …   Wikipedia

  • Six o’clock swill — Demonstration in South Australia gegen Änderungen der Öffnungszeiten vor dem Referendum 1938 Der Six o clock swill bezeichnete den Ansturm auf Hotelbars in Australien und Neuseeland, um alkoholische Getränke zu trinken, bevor die Bar bereits zu… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • six o'clock swill —    Australian/New Zealand    an excessive drinking of beer    An Antipodean phenomenon arising from aridity, machismo, thirst, and unhelpful licensing laws:     During those months we considered their sunlit way of life in every State, from… …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • six o'clock swill — noun Colloquial the accelerated hectic consumption of alcohol in a hotel formerly occurring just before six p.m. when the bars closed for the day …  

  • Six o'clock swill — (NSW) (formerly) a hectic session of buying and drinking beers by men in a public bar near to closing time, which from 1916 to 1955 was, for many hotels, 6 p.m …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • six o'clock swill — Australian Slang (NSW) (formerly) a hectic session of buying and drinking beers by men in a public bar near to closing time, which from 1916 to 1955 was, for many hotels, 6 p.m …   English dialects glossary

  • swill — /swɪl / (say swil) noun 1. liquid or partly liquid food for animals, especially kitchen refuse given to pigs; pig swill. 2. kitchen refuse in general; rubbish. 3. any liquid matter; slops. 4. a session of heavy drinking, often hurried: the six o… …  

  • swill —    to be a habitual drunkard    Literally, to rinse out, but long standard English for drunkenness. The usual stream of derivatives swilled, swiller, swill pot, and the like seem to have passed into disuse. See also six o clock swill …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • Australian pubs — A public house or pub for short in Australia is an establishment performing many functions, often serving alcoholic beverages, meals, and providing basic accommadationOriginThe Australian pub is a direct descendant of the English pub. The… …   Wikipedia

  • Bar (establishment) — A bar in Switzerland. A bar is a business establishment that serves alcoholic drinks beer, wine, liquor, and cocktails for consumption on the premises.[1] Bars provide stools or chairs that are place …   Wikipedia

  • Timeline of Australian history — This is a timeline of Australian history.BC*c. 68,000 BC 40,000 BC: Aboriginal tribes thought to have arrived in Australia.1600s*1606 (March): The Duke of York s ship Duyfken , under Captain Willem Janszoon, explores the western coast of Cape… …   Wikipedia


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