last orders

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last orders (plural only)

  1. (UK) A short period of time, which is usually announced by ringing a bell and is about 5 minutes long, just before a public house is no longer allowed to serve alcoholic beverages due to licensing laws.
    A pint of lager, plase. - Sorry, mate, you missed last orders.

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