Definition of alehouse in English:
- The American tavern fulfilled the contradictory functions of the English tavern (transitory accommodation) and alehouse (promiscuous drinking).
- Court cases, for instance, are straightforward in revealing that violence, often murder, was frequently under the influence of alcohol, usually in taverns or alehouses.
- And now she was trembling on a hard mattress, awaiting the arrival of her rough bridegroom, who was currently drinking robustly in the raunchy portside alehouse in celebration of his fine fortune.
Words that rhyme with alehousejailhouse
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