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The bar in a golf clubhouse, as reached after a standard round of eighteen holes.
- ‘Imagine the boss watching you work on a palm pilot as he strolls off to the nineteenth hole at his country club.’
- ‘But for the real McCoy, you can't beat the nineteenth hole on the golf course.’
- ‘They say the laughter could be heard all the way to the nineteenth hole.’
- ‘A sandwich and a couple of beverages on the course, and a few beers at the nineteenth hole, will add another $20.’
- ‘At nineteenth holes the country over, the furious debate continues to rage: Are golfers the product of evolution or intelligent design?’
nineteenth hole/ˈˌnīnˈˌtēnTH hōl/
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