from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A bar or saloon.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A low tavern or saloon where spirit is retailed.
  • noun A cotton-gin.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A commercial establishment where alcoholic drinks are served over a counter; a barroom; -- a disparaging term suggesting a cheap or disreputable bar.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun archaic, derogatory A tavern that serves gin.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun tavern consisting of a building with a bar and public rooms; often provides light meals
  • noun a room or establishment where alcoholic drinks are served over a counter


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