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taphouse

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Pronunciation: /ˈtaphaʊs
 
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Definition of taphouse in English:

noun

historical
A place where alcoholic drinks, especially beer, were available on tap; a public house.
Example sentences
  • In 1756 a certain Thomas Gresham died from injuries sustained in a fight which began in the taphouse but, remarkably enough, the City records contain no other references to such drunken brawls.
  • His custom suffers because the policemen take their drinks in the taphouses.
  • Numerous reports were made of beer being served in taphouses while divine service was under way in the church.

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