American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A bar or barroom.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A room in which liquor is kept on tap, or is sold for consumption on the spot.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A room where liquors are kept on tap; a barroom.
- n. a room or establishment where alcoholic drinks are served over a counter
- 1807 (spelled "tap-room"). tap + room (Wiktionary)
“The taproom was a frenzied melee of punching, kicking, and shouting bodies.”
“He had come upstairs an hour before, when it had become obvious that the taproom was the local gathering place for a large and somewhat rowdy clientele.”
“The Batemans Brewery tour is good and their taproom is a good place to hire.”
“And they might just be availing themselves of the taproom, as these other gentlemen plan to do, I suspect.”
“One minute we were drinking in the taproom and the next he was gone.”
“You know, like the ones you and my brothers bestow willy-nilly on every taproom maid, doxy, and opera dancer in your acquaintance.”
“Drew inquiring looks from the few ill-kempt patrons sharing the taproom.”
“GADSBY'S MOTHER'S DAY TOUR, free for mothers with their children, featuring the taproom, bed chambers, ballroom and dining room. 1-5 p.m.,”
“TAVERN MUSEUM FAMILY TOUR, featuring the taproom, bed chambers, ballroom and dining room, led by junior docents. 1-4 p.m. Sunday and Aug. 22, Gadsby's Tavern Museum, 134 N.”
“TAVERN MUSEUM FAMILY TOUR, featuring the taproom, bed chambers, ballroom and dining room, led by junior docents. 1-4 p.m.,”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘taproom’.
An add-on to Trivet's list elbow room and Lampbane's list 2BDRM W/VU that tries not to duplicate Trivet's and Lampbane's existing rooms. Virtual, allegorical and proverbial rooms accepted.
Temporary list is temporary.
Collecting a few words here, which are then to be alloted to other lists.
Words that I like.
Many may be lexicographically impotent due to a lack of citations and definition. Hopefully I'll be able to rectify this eventually.
Words and phrases from Jonathan Stroud's book, The Golem's Eye.
Looking for tweets for taproom.