One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
An informal social occasion at which guests smoke and talk, often with light entertainment provided.‘an impromptu smoke concert was held last night’
- ‘The 40th anniversary of the association was celebrated by a smoke concert at the club on Saturday night.’
- ‘Those men met for monthly smoke nights, and occasional long winter evenings around the fire at home, telling stories, exchanging anecdotes.’
- ‘At a smoke concert of this society, 50 pounds of tobacco and £25 in cash were collected for the inmates.’
- ‘They attended various sporting and entertainment events—boxing, racing, theatre, burlesque, smoke concerts.’
- ‘The aerial party was entertained at a smoke concert at the North Gregory Hotel.’
- ‘The welcoming festivities were continued by a smoke concert in the Shire Hall.’
- ‘At a smoke concert, Onslow's quintet for wind instruments was produced for the first time.’
- ‘A smoke night was held two days later, followed by a theatre party the next weekend.’
- ‘They did their debriefing at the family hearth and at their smoke nights.’
- ‘The convivial gatherings including the Saturday night smoke concerts of the Victorian artists.’
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