- noun dated an inn or pub.
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alehouse — (n.) also ale house, O.E. eala huse; see ALE (Cf. ale) + HOUSE (Cf. house) (n.). An alehouse is distinguished from a tavern, where they sell wine [Johnson] … Etymology dictionary
Alehouse — Ale house , n. A house where ale is retailed; hence, a tippling house. Macaulay. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
alehouse — [āl′hous΄] n. a place where ale is sold and served; saloon; tavern … English World dictionary
alehouse — UK [ˈeɪlˌhaʊs] / US noun [countable] Word forms alehouse : singular alehouse plural alehouses UK [ˈeɪlˌhaʊzɪz] / US [ˈeɪlˌhaʊzəz] an old word for a place where people go to drink beer … English dictionary
alehouse — [[t]e͟ɪlhaʊs[/t]] alehouses N COUNT An alehouse is a pub. [OLD FASHIONED] … English dictionary
alehouse — noun Date: before 12th century a place where ale is sold to be drunk on the premises … New Collegiate Dictionary
alehouse — /ayl hows /, n., pl. alehouses / how ziz/. a tavern where ale or beer is sold; bar; pub. [bef. 1000; ME, OE. See ALE, HOUSE] * * * … Universalium
alehouse — noun A business, such as an inn or tavern, where ale is sold. Syn: bar, beer parlour, brewpub, pub, saloon … Wiktionary
alehouse — Synonyms and related words: bar, barrel house, barroom, beer garden, beer hall, beer parlor, bistro, blind tiger, brasserie, cabaret, cafe, cocktail lounge, dive, dramshop, drinking saloon, gin mill, groggery, grogshop, honky tonk, local,… … Moby Thesaurus
alehouse — ale|house [ˈeılhaus] n old fashioned a place where people drank beer in the past … Dictionary of contemporary English
alehouse — n. pub, bar, place where alcoholic beverages are served … English contemporary dictionary