eating place

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n eating place a building where people go to eat
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Quotations

  • Nelson Algren
    Nelson Algren
    “Never play cards with a man called Doc. Never eat at a place called Mom s. Never sleep with a woman whose troubles are worse than your own.”

Usage

In literature:

I have killed all living things for twenty miles round this place; and I'll kill you, too,' it roared, 'and crack your bones to eat.
"The Adventures of Akbar" by Flora Annie Steel
Food was placed before Shotaye, and the woman caressed her, inviting her to eat.
"The Delight Makers" by Adolf Bandelier
I love pretty places to eat.
"Prudence of the Parsonage" by Ethel Hueston
In olden times it was tabooed to females to appear at any eating-place of the males.
"Hawaiian Folk Tales" by Various
Here we have places to eat in; there they have artistic resorts to dine in.
"The Wit and Humor of America, Volume I. (of X.)" by Various
I ain't poor; leastways, I have enough to eat, and I have a place to sleep.
"Adrift in New York" by Horatio Alger
No place to live, or else nothing to eat.
"Across the Fruited Plain" by Florence Crannell Means
The life of the place, which chiefly is bound up in the consideration of where to eat the three simple meals allowed, is curious.
"The Gourmet's Guide to Europe" by Algernon Bastard
Dey give us a good place to sleep and lots to eat.
"Slave Narratives Vol. XIV. South Carolina, Part 1" by Various
Paris is fast losing its place as the home of good all-round eating as compared with Berlin.
"Germany and the Germans" by Price Collier
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In poetry:

"This is no place for holy feet;
Sinners should house and eat alone!
This man sits in the stranger's seat
And grinds the faces of his own!"
"Zacchaeus" by George MacDonald
The Moon-Worms are a doughty race:
They eat her gray and golden face.
Her eye-sockets dead, and molding head:
These caverns are their dwelling-place.
"What The Hyena Said" by Vachel Lindsay
Though Houris are handsome, though lovely the place--
More lovely perhaps than our own country seat--
I never could see, in the light of free grace
What pleasure they have there with nothing to eat.
"Mrs. Merdle Doubts Paradise's Uneating Pleasure" by Horatio Alger Jr
Lo, I have wrought in common clay
Rude figures of a rough-hewn race,
Since pearls strew not the market-place
In this my town of banishment,
Where with the shifting dust I play,
And eat the bread of discontent.
"A Dedication to Soldiers Three" by Rudyard Kipling
Their breakfast so warm, to be sure they did eat,
A custom in travellers mighty discreet:
And thus with great friendship and glee they went on
To find out the place you shall hear of anon,
Called Down, Down, hey derry down.
"Down-Hall. A Ballad." by Matthew Prior
Alas! quoth the Squire, howe'er sumptuous the treat,
Parbleu! I shall have little stomach to eat;
I should therefore esteem it great favour and grace
Would you be so kind as to go in my place.
Derry down, down, hey derry down.
"The Thief And Cordelier. A Ballad" by Matthew Prior

In news:

Even if it weren't my job to go out and look for new places to eat, I still wouldn't be able to eat the same thing over and over again.
Working downtown, I have easy access to plenty of great places to eat, but when I'm up on the Bench, the options are a little more limited.
New York Times restaurant critic Pete Wells isn't a fan, so why did he eat there in the first place.
We found a whole slew of great ways to eat well for less—trusty BYOs, prix fixe stunners, and places that don't seem to realize how good they are.
Aimee Mann's show at the National is a bit of a homecoming, but she's been gone too long to know any good places to eat.
Do you are in a new town that you have never visited before and you want to be a little adventurous in finding a place to eat.
Here's a neighborhood-specific guide to the best places to eat, drink, shop, and socialize in the River City.
Eating lunch at this sweet, simple café (floral-patterned place mats, cups of milky tea) feels like being in your grandmother's kitchen.
Places to Eat in Santa Barbara .
Byron Scott talks about gambling, Z, rookies, rings, and places he doesn't eat.
This weekend we were out to dinner at one of our favorite local places to eat.
Our travel editors' must-see places to stay, eat, and play around Emerald City.
Top 10 Best Places To Eat On The Cheap in Shreveport.
Suddenly Phoenix and Scottsdale have a ton of great places to eat?here are the ones you can't miss.
Red Faces Abound at Archie's Place Sloppy Joe-Eating Contest.
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