from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act or practice of keeping a shebeen.


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  • Cases of "shebeening" are tried before the Edinburgh magistrates, and as "my circle was being continually changed by the action of the police magistrates" (he says) conceivably his was a shebeening circle.

    The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 1 (of 25)

  • He said council property was used to house and subsidise illegal activities such as drug-dealing, shebeening, assault, prostitution, gun-running and gangsterism.

    ANC Daily News Briefing


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