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ale house

[ eyl-hous ]SEE DEFINITION OF ale house

Synonyms for ale house

  • bar
  • inn
  • joint
  • lounge
  • saloon
  • tavern
  • barroom
  • roadhouse
  • taproom
  • after-hours joint
  • beer joint
  • drinkery
  • drinking establishment
  • gin mill
  • public house
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ALE HOUSE

They entered the ale house, and called for bread, cheese, and beer.

That ale house of his is the resort of all the idle fellows about.

In this year Cotton Mather said every house in Boston was an ale house.

That there was a woman—Alice Maybanke—who did not go to church, but frequented an ale house.

The dissevered head they bore into an ale house, and drank and danced around the ghastly trophy in horrid carousal.

Therefore, the less of that the better; only I thought, "what a difference from the goodly psalms of the ale house!"

Therefore, the less of that the better; only I thought, 'what a difference from the goodly psalms of the ale house!'

WORD ORIGIN

also ale-house, Old English eala-huse; see ale + house (n.). An alehouse "is distinguished from a tavern, where they sell wine" [Johnson].

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR ALE HOUSE

pub

nounbusiness where liquor and food are served
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