Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In German universities: A room, or sometimes a house, where beer-drinking is carried on.
  • n. A beer-drinking; a carousing; a booze; especially, a semiprofessional carouse of students according to a complicated set of more or less humorous rules, which are somewhat strictly observed.

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Examples

  • • Kolk 3, SpandauThis is a down-to-earth, East Berlin locals' kneipe, founded in 1911.

    Around Berlin in 80 beers

  • In addition to the Indra and the Bambi Kino, Hempel's tours typically take in the Top Ten club (where the band played those 98 nights in a row in 1961), the Gretel & Alfons kneipe (pub) where they used to like to drink and the Kaiserkeller (still a functioning music venue).

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  • This, which appeared as a grand flight of genial genius to a German, speedily went through all the students '_kneipe_, and soon appeared, very well illustrated, in the "_F.

    Memoirs

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