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beer parlour

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Definition of beer parlour in English:

noun

Canadian
A room in a hotel or tavern where beer is served.
Example sentences
  • An old beer parlour and hotel sits downtown, and you can't turn a corner without finding a house of worship.
  • Prompted by a temperance movement, voters in 1955 were asked whether the local beer parlor should be thrown out.
  • It was not hard advice to follow when I was growing up because all of Ontario was then ‘dry‘and my home town was one of the last to allow the existence of a beer parlor.’

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