eating house


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n eating house a building where people go to eat
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: In Gary, Ind., persons are prohibited from attending a movie house or other theater and from riding a public streetcar within four hours of eating garlic.
    • Eating house a house where cooked provisions are sold, to be eaten on the premises.
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  • Friedrich Nietzsche
    “Instinct. When the house burns one forgets even lunch. Yes, but one eats it later in the ashes.”


In literature:

He says he keeps a biscuit in his pocket to eat before going into a sick house.
"The Three Brides" by Charlotte M. Yonge
When he had finished eating, he went again to make the sun, and Aponibolinayen went again to his house.
"Traditions of the Tinguian: A Study in Philippine Folk-Lore" by Fay-Cooper Cole
Here and there little shops had opened; eating houses for the army of rehabilitation.
"Port O' Gold" by Louis John Stellman
You can't eat and wear a measly little house, can you?
"The Purple Heights" by Marie Conway Oemler
On one of these nights we also visited the lock-up houses, watch-houses, and opium-eating establishments.
"Yesterdays with Authors" by James T. Fields
Come to my house, eat of the best and drink of the best my house could afford, should take away my life and ruin my daughter.
"Trial of Mary Blandy"
What's the use of keeping a Bible in the house for children as can't read, when they are crying for summat to eat?
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, No. CCCXXIX." by Various
Now come to my house and eat and drink; then we can talk.
"By Rock and Pool on an Austral Shore, and Other Stories" by Louis Becke
In the upper room of a friend's house they meet for the eating of the Passover meal.
"Quiet Talks about Jesus" by S. D. Gordon
She tried to eat, but the eggs did not taste good to her, and she threw them down under the house to the dogs.
"Philippine Folk Tales" by Mabel Cook Cole

In poetry:

I served her in a royal house;
I served her wine and curious meat.
For will to kiss between her brows,
I had no heart to sleep or eat.
"The Leper" by Algernon Charles Swinburne
"This is no place for holy feet;
Sinners should house and eat alone!
This man sits in the stranger's seat
And grinds the faces of his own!"
"Zacchaeus" by George MacDonald
The house accounts are daily rising
So much his stay does swell the bills;
My dearest Life, it is surprising
How much he eats, how much he swills.
"Lady Acheson Weary Of The Dean" by Jonathan Swift
What wilt thou do with thy ill-gotten gain?
'Twill eat through all thy substance in the end,
It shall not in the house of God remain;
And its vile savour will our Lord offend.
"A Warning Against Oppression, And A Recommendation Of Restitution " by Rees Prichard
No one ever bought your honey,
No one ever paid a penny
For a single comb of sweetness;
Every house was grim unto you
With foregone desire of eating
Bread whose taste had sweet of honey.
"Reminiscence" by Padraic Colum
Then he brought them a pudding stuffed with plums,
As big as the State-House dome;
Quoth he, "There's something for you to eat; So stop your mouths with your 'lection treat,
And wait till your dad comes home."
"The Dorchester Giant" by Oliver Wendell Holmes

In news:

Last month, we broke the news that chef Frederik de Pue of forthcoming Shaw restaurant Table bought the building the formerly housed Café Atlántico, Minibar, and America Eats Tavern.
Angelababy versus the "house-eating monster.".
"Tao" cooking classes will be taught from 6 to 9 pm every other Thursday beginning Jan 10 at the Waverly Community House, 1115 N Abington Road, Waverly to "show the way" to healthful eating.
The Eating House is back up and running in Coral Gables.
I know it's early and I know there will be bigger ones later in the season, but at my house it's time to eat crawfish .
House of Eats gets credit for being different and creative .
For one family, a Thanksgiving Day good deed leads to eating at Waffle House.
Here's how Sunday nights work at my house: We eat dinner around 7:30pm.
Before we eat Thanksgiving dinner at my house, along with saying grace, each of the 20 or so people at the table takes a turn lighting a candle and expressing gratitude.
Brendan Worts, 3, tries to eat a doughnut using only his mouth as a part of a game at the Boone County Fire Protection District 22's Halloween Open House at the station.
"I Love to Eat" at Round House Theatre.
Selective eating has always been an issue in every house I lived in.
Invest $34 the first Sunday of each month and enjoy an all-you-can-eat bonanza of fried chicken, honey butter biscuits and house made Anthony's slaw.
I am pretty much the only person in my house that eats them.
I love the stuff, but, if it's in the house I'll want to eat it every morning.