Definition of mine host in English:

mine host

humorous The landlord or landlady of a pub: mine host raised his glass of whisky
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  • As well as his player of the year trophy, Fairclough won £350 courtesy of sponsors The Unique Pub Co - mine host to pubs in York and across the country - with runner-up Christian Fox earning £150.
  • Inside, brass plaques still warn of the penalties of under-age drinking and the whereabouts of the conveniences, and mine host serves welcoming tea and coffee from behind a stout wooden bar.
  • ‘Sometimes we do,’ said mine host, ‘but as you are a special guest we thought you'd like it neat.’
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