tap house

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n tap house a building with a bar that is licensed to sell alcoholic drinks
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Usage

In literature:

The trench should be dug straight out from the house so the pipe can be laid and the main tapped straight out from the building.
"Elements of Plumbing" by Samuel Dibble
Tapping reports that the stench arising from your room has made the house untenantable.
"Skippy Bedelle" by Owen Johnson
One morning when Mr. Fitzwarren had just come to his counting-house and seated himself at the desk, somebody came tap, tap, at the door.
"Children's Literature" by Charles Madison Curry
Underneath the house he heard the responsive tap-tap of a tail in the dry dust.
"Frank of Freedom Hill" by Samuel A. Derieux
A gentle tap came at the door leading to the house, and Mrs. Eustace opened it and looked in.
"The Rider of Waroona" by Firth Scott
In the midst of these reflections a house-maid tapped at her door, with some folded papers on a tray.
"A Manifest Destiny" by Julia Magruder
In Harvey, when death taps on a door and enters the house, he brings sorrow.
"In the Heart of a Fool" by William Allen White
Tapping, came down the Court, and found the front-door open and no light in the house.
"When Ghost Meets Ghost" by William Frend De Morgan
At five minutes to eight, having looked at his watch fifty times or so, he ventured back into the house, and tapped at Corinna's door.
"The Deaves Affair" by Hulbert Footner
She lay there that night and listened to the branches of the great oak tapping the house.
"Fidelity" by Susan Glaspell
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In news:

It's all about the beer at the new Brooklyn Tap House .
Toast to the end of Prohibition at Central City Tap House with $1 PBRs, mustaches and more.
Bridge Tap House & Wine Bar.
Kalamazoo's Central City Tap House will open for dinner on Friday.
KALAMAZOO — The long awaited Central City Tap House will officially open for dinner Friday at 5 p.m.
Restaurant & Bar: Beer, pizza and sunshine at Denver's Lucky Pie Pizza & Tap House.
Lucky Pie Pizza & Tap House.
Tap House Grill Giving Away a Trip to Belgium.
Lucky Pie Pizza and Tap House.
Lucky Pie Pizza & Tap House: 1610 16th St, Denver, 303-825-1021.
A former Tennessee health care administrator has been tapped by President Barack Obama to lead the White House Office for Health Reform.
Electronic House Taps 4th Annual Home of the Year Winners.
TAPS Fish House hosts Thanksgiving Buffet .
Tap handles at downtown Kalamazoo's Central City Tap House.
CBS News has tapped Major Garrett as its chief White House correspondent .
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