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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A tavern where ale is sold.

Usage examples (31)
  • The alehouse is the terrible bane of the labourer.
  • For these commentators, the alehouse was a threat to public order, a hotbed of promiscuity, and a corrupter of conventional family life.
  • An "alehouse" is, however, alluded to in a ballad on the burning of the old Globe in 1613.
  • Their place is an election ground, or an alehouse. for more
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