Beerhouse

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Beerhouse A house where malt liquors are sold; an alehouse.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n beerhouse A house where malt liquors are sold; an ale-house.
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Usage

In literature:

Now and then after supper in summer we went into the beerhouses to beg for beer.
"The Age of Erasmus" by P. S. Allen
On the opposite side of the street there was a small beerhouse.
"Garman and Worse" by Alexander Lange Kielland
I hired a horse at a livery-stable at Walsall, and had him kept in readiness in the back yard of a beerhouse.
"The Making Of A Novelist" by David Christie Murray
A tall stripling of a Moravian youth, meagre as a sign-post, was the beerhouse Ganymede.
"Hungarian Sketches in Peace and War" by Mór Jókai
There were no beerhouses then, and, alas!
"Christopher Crayon's Recollections The Life and Times of the late James Ewing Ritchie as told by himself" by J. Ewing Ritchie
All kitchens and beerhouses refuse on the same pretence.
"Bygone Cumberland and Westmorland" by Daniel Scott
The thing was a black mystery; it was gossip not only for inns and beerhouses, but for the county.
"Jewel Mysteries" by Max Pemberton
He reached Galata too late for the beerhouse rendezvous, and was obliged, therefore, to spend the evening and night as best he could.
"Eastern Nights - and Flights" by Alan Bott
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