alehouse

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noun ale·house \ ˈāl-ˌhau̇s \

Definition of alehouse

:a place where ale is sold to be drunk on the premises

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First Known Use of alehouse

before 12th century


ALEHOUSE Defined for English Language Learners

alehouse

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Definition of alehouse for English Language Learners

  • : a place where people used to drink ale and beer


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