estaminet

Part of speech: noun

A drinking - place; wine - shop.

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Usage examples "estaminet":

  1. An orderly was holding horses outside a dirty little estaminet, and, riding his machine on the cobbled sidewalk, a motor dispatch- rider threaded his way with marvellous skill among the little groups of villagers and fatigue parties. - "With Haig on the Somme", D. H. Parry.
  2. He suddenly came across the lighted window of a small estaminet, and went in. - "The Martian", George Du Maurier.
  3. I went into an estaminet and called for some refreshment. - "Private Peat", Harold R. Peat.