from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A tavern that sells beer.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A house where malt liquors are sold; an alehouse.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A house where malt liquors are sold; an ale-house.
As a rule the beerhouse is the only place of amusement to which he can resort: it is his theatre, his music-hall, picture-gallery, and Crystal Palace.
Wese, old nightshade, friend, beerhouse crony, oozing out into the dark ground of the street.
Yuson, passive-aggressive beerhouse rhetorician extraordinaire, blasted the selection of Lumbera as National Artist over his bet, Cirilo F.
At a beerhouse, Meredith and her friends hold a rally.
And the next morning it opened with a mighty clatter, and was a dirty little beerhouse that stank of beer, and there was a fat and grimy landlord with red spots upon his neck, and much noisy traffic going by on the cobbles outside.
Nor can you presently pass the beerhouse with its brighter gas and its queer, screening windows, nor get a whiff of foul air and foul language from its door, nor see the crumpled furtive figure — some rascal child — that slinks past us down the steps.
Therefore, I should advise my sagacious countrymen, if ever again they wish to trumpet about for thirty years a very commonplace person as a great genius, not to choose for the purpose such a beerhouse-keeper physiognomy as was possessed by that philosopher, upon whose face nature had written, in her clearest characters, the familiar inscription, “commonplace person.”
Looking about the street, he ducks into a beerhouse.
I hired a horse at a livery-stable at Walsall, and had him kept in readiness in the back yard of a beerhouse.
In a lot close by cricketers are at play, and a little farther on, where there is a vine-covered beerhouse, a crowd of clod-hoppers are gathered in
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