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  • n. Plural form of alehouse.


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  • "alehouses" were the centres of life in those bustling court and assembly days.

    Virginia: the Old Dominion

  • "alehouses" abandonment of re-settlement final abandonment ancient site not lost unearthing the buried ruins

    Virginia: the Old Dominion

  • The first real test is that of spending a long and arduous evening in the alehouses and outer purlieus of London, and here it has to be in the company of Dickens and nobody else.

    The Dark Side of Dickens

  • First, take advantage of Dogfish's "Fan Appreciation Days" at one of the company's three alehouses in Fairfax, Falls Church or Gaithersburg.

    A big week for fans of Dogfish Head beers

  • Of course, as soon as it became known that Long and Rigg spent time together, Long was summoned to various alehouses and parks and shops for periodic interrogations.


  • The southernmost of the two sectors were given over to an assemblage of inns, alehouses, general services for travelers and merchants, and the carnival.

    Guild Wars: Ghosts of Ascalon

  • The tale had gone forth through the town and the Foregate by then, every shop had it and every customer, the alehouses discussed it avidly, and the general agreement was that neither Hugh Beringar nor any other man need look further for the sheriff's murderer.

    A Caregiver's Homage To The Very Old

  • Or: “William had lost count of the alehouses they had wrecked, the Jews they had tormented and the virgins they had deflowered.”

    Archive 2009-02-01

  • Jenny Skipp's research shows that "the erotic texts were read aloud everywhere from alehouses to coffee shops."

    Pollinated Here & There

  • The streets outside the city walls are full of alehouses and whorehouses, and half the men are drunk.

    The White Queen


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