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Definition of coffeehouse

: an establishment that sells coffee and usually other refreshments and that commonly serves as an informal club for its regular customers

Examples of coffeehouse in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The location will include a 142-seat taproom with indoor and outdoor seating, 20 draft lines and coffeehouse in the mixed-use district. Marc Bona, cleveland, "Saucy Brew Works sets opening date in Pinecrest," 14 Feb. 2020 Sophia has a mentor — as all budding entrepreneurs should — who runs a coffeehouse in her Riggs Park neighborhood. Courtland Milloy, Washington Post, "Business is good for a young entrepreneur. The business world needs to be better for her.," 2 Oct. 2019 Airport officials plan one coffeehouse event a month until sometime this summer when the master plan is scheduled to be presented to City Council. Randy Diamond,, "Want to sound off on plan for San Antonio’s airport? Head to a coffee shop," 24 Jan. 2020 Many of Luckin’s stores operate more like car rental lots than coffeehouses. Grady Mcgregor, Fortune, "The Starbucks of China Is Paving a New Future for Retail. Will It Pay Off?," 30 Dec. 2019 Diciaula rents part of the building where Chiropractic and Wellness on Pewaukee Lake is currently located, along with VeloCity Cycling and Brewer's Two Cafe coffeehouse. Evan Frank, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Chiropractic and Wellness will take over the former site of Denny's Service BP gas station in Pewaukee," 18 Dec. 2019 Williams, the coffeehouse manager from Season 6, hadn’t seen this much action all day. Julia Gray, Washington Post, "At the first-ever SopranosCon, meet the fans who never stopped believin’," 7 Dec. 2019 Reminiscent of coffeehouse peppermint mocha drinks and candy shop peppermint bark, these are the brownies to make for this season. Jeanmarie Brownson,, "Connecting with cookies: Marking a holiday tradition with cherry bars and peppermint mocha brownies," 6 Dec. 2019 Saller found his niche nearly three years ago by opening a cozy coffeehouse in south Huntsville that has developed a loyal clientele. Deborah Storey | For, al, "Rooster’s Crow Roastery owner says coffee is ‘a gift from God’," 23 Dec. 2019

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First Known Use of coffeehouse

1612, in the meaning defined above

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“Coffeehouse.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Feb. 2020.

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: a business that sells coffee and usually other drinks and refreshments

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