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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A small (and usually shabby) cafe selling wine and beer and coffee.

Usage examples (27)
  • In front of the estaminet was our "listening post," where we kept watch and guard at night.
  • A Staff Officer, rubbing sleep from his eyes, emerged from a little "estaminet" and gave the Colonel the necessary orders.
  • However, later in the day, after dark, I went to a local 'estaminet' in a nearby wood, obviously without a hat.
  • We had ours in an estaminet -- coffee, omelette, &c. for more
Tutoring comment
  • This word was used in the 2006 Scripps National Spelling Bee finals.
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