Definitions

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  • n. A tavern.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A house where liquors are retailed.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A drinking-house; a tavern.

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

  • n. a building with a bar that is licensed to sell alcoholic drinks
  • n. tavern consisting of a building with a bar and public rooms; often provides light meals

Etymologies

tap +‎ house (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • But, to say we were disappointed with the Eccentric Cafe, the downtown Kalamazoo bar/restuarant/taphouse/tied house would approximate, if understate, our feelings.

    Michigan, A Recap, Part 2 - Founders, New Holland, Bells

  • So, that being the case, an unranked man was likely to find himself a nice little inn or taphouse to haunt.

    Magic's Promise

  • For mine own part, I never come into any room in a taphouse, but I am drawn in.

    Act II. Scene I. Measure for Measure

  • City Taphouse - At this University City taphouse, opening in May 2010, 60 taps carry imports and crafts and a private tasting room enables guests to customize 10 taps.

    Media Newswire

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