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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

pub′lic house`(n.)

  1. Brit.

    Category: British

    Ref: tavern.

  2. an inn or hostelry.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. public house, pub, saloon, pothouse, gin mill, taphouse(noun)

    tavern consisting of a building with a bar and public rooms; often provides light meals


  1. public house(Noun)

    An establishment licensed to sell alcoholic beverages to be consumed on or off the premises; they often provide meals and sometimes accommodation.

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public house

a house where alcoholic drinks are sold to the public.

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