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In the kitchen there was Rob, the publican, who had basically given up cooking, and Andy, a northerner who was miserable and really the guy in charge of the kitchen.
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PUBLICAN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of publican for English Language Learners
: someone who owns or manages a pub
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