- adj. idiomatic Casually enjoying the nightlife of a town or city.
“Furthermore, by late afternoon, I had a clear idea of what Dorothy Ruskin had done on the missing Tuesday, and by evening, when I prepared to turn my back on the town centre, I had a vastly renewed sense of vigour and purpose.”
“Re-create this fun by renting a car service for a night on the town with your boyfriend.”
“Teverton, in Devonshire (whose remembrance makes my heart bleed) was oftentimes admonished by her godly preacher that God would bring some heavy judgment on the town for their horrible profanation of the Lord's day, occasioned chiefly by their market on the day following.”
“A night on the town with Stuey Ungar when he was in the chips was like a night out with Diamond Jim Brady.”
“While the Germans gathered their strength for a last attempt on the rubble islets of Stalingrad and over their shoulders Zhukov's armies moved stealthily into position, an uneasy quiet would descend on the town for hours at a time.”
“General La Marmora sent aide-de-camps, but it took time before they could reach all points from which cannon were firing, not on the town but all the points of attack.”
“Consequently the interdicts still in vogue in virtue of the Constitution "Apostolicae Sedis" and the Council of Trent are censures; whilst the interdict recently (1909) placed by Pius X on the town of Adria for fifteen days was a punishment.”
“The humorously named Maiden Lane, once the centre of bawdy entertainments, was now a staid enclave of the fashion industry, and these days, few men woke after a night out on the town to find themselves on a ship bound for Shanghai.”
“A quite recent example of a general, local, and personal interdict, but of a purely penal nature, is the interdict placed by Pius X on the town and suburbs of Adria in Northern Italy, by decree of the Sacred”
“At the Red Sabin Tavern in Providence, drink fortified those hoping to capture the British naval schooner Gaspee offshore; and after drilling on the town common or village green, Minutemen typically repaired to the local tavern, which served as their usual headquarters, for a few warming rounds of grog to end the day.”
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