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"shebeen " :: An unlicensed drinking establishment, especially in Ireland, Scotland, and South Africa.
shebeen, shebean [ʃɪˈbiːn]
1. Irish Scot South African a place where alcoholic drink is sold illegally
2. (Miscellaneous Technologies / Brewing) (in Ireland) alcohol, esp home-distilled whiskey, sold without a licence
3. (in South Africa) a place where Black African men engage in social drinking
4. (Miscellaneous Technologies / Brewing) (in the US and Ireland) weak beer [from Irish Gaelic síbín beer of poor quality]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 200 (the free dictionary. 2003.)
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