Definition of beerhouse in English:

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beerhouse

Pronunciation: /ˈbɪəhaʊs/

noun

British historical
A public house licensed to sell beer but not spirits.
Example sentences
  • Annakin was in fact the best darts and dominoes player in the Adelphi Inn, a beerhouse near to his place of work.
  • These were the women, also known as alewives, who in olden times home brewed the tipple for the dozens of little independent beerhouses they operated in the area, many of which evolved into full-scale pubs.
  • Residents and visitors to the city may have already noticed the wooden beerhouse that has been shipped over from Bavaria especially for the event.
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