What is CLUB?

A voluntary, unincorporated association of persons for purposes of a social, literary, or political nature, or the like. A club Is not a partnership. 2 Mees. & W. 172. The word “club” has no very definite meaning. Clubs are formed for all sorts of purposes, and there is no uniformity in their constitutions and rules. It is well known that clubs exist which limit the number of the members and select them with great care, which own considerable property in common, and in which the furnishing of food and drink to the members for money is but one of many conveniences which the members enjov. Com. v. Pomphret, 137 Mass. 567, 50 Am. Rep. 340.

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