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public house

noun

Definition of public house

  1. 1 :  inn, hostelry

  2. 2 chiefly British :  a licensed saloon or bar



Examples of public house in a sentence

  1. <took lodging at a cheap public house in a seedy part of town>

  2. <visited a public house in London that has been welcoming customers since the time of Charles Dickens>



1658

First Known Use of public house

1658


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