Definition of alehouse in English:
An inn or public house.
- Like today, London had many inns and alehouses throughout it and drinking was as popular then as it is today!
- The licensing of alehouses and inns was the responsibility of justices of the peace.
- In England pubs were either inns, providing accommodation and food to wealthy travellers; or taverns, providing only wine and spirits to the local neighbourhood; or alehouses, selling only beer to a poorer clientele.
Words that rhyme with alehousejailhouse
Definition of alehouse in:
- US English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia