e·lix·ir – noun:
- Pharmacology. A sweetened, aromatic solution of alcohol and water containing, or used as a vehicle for, medicinal substances.
- Also called elixir of life. An alchemic preparation formerly believed to be capable of prolonging life.
- An alchemic preparation formerly believed to be capable of transmuting base metals into gold.
- The quintessence or absolute embodiment of anything.
- A panacea; cure-all; sovereign remedy.
bar·room – noun:
An establishment or room with a bar for the serving of alcoholic beverages.
hash·house (slang) – noun:
An inexpensive restaurant, diner, or the like, that serves a limited number of short-order dishes.