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Almost every tavern of note about town hath or had its club.

We found them at a sort of tavern, where were the English Governor and his escort at the time.

This was a bad beginning, and by the time we reached a tavern, I was ready to anchor.

He tells you of his coming as he might notify a tavern wench.

Springfield had a church, and a school, and a post office, and a tavern.

I'm at this moment obliged to two strangers for a tavern bill!'

George Wallis and family arrived this year and opened a tavern.

It is the only tavern in the village, and for neatness and comfort can not easily be surpassed.

This tavern has now been kept as an inn during more than a century.

As early as the year 1798 there was a tavern about a mile from the Ridges, toward Groton.

WORD ORIGIN

late 13c., "wine shop," later "public house" (mid-15c.), from Old French taverne (mid-13c.) "shed made of boards, booth, stall," also "tavern, inn," from Latin taberna "shop, inn, tavern," originally "hut, shed," possibly by dissimilation from *traberna, from trabs (genitive trabis) "beam, timber."

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