Examples of tavern in a Sentence
a seedy section of the city's waterfront that was rife with cheap taverns, tattoo parlors, and run-down flophouses
a colonial-era tavern that has been serving weary travelers for two and a half centuries
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The definitions affect various businesses, such as bars and taverns, cafes, coffee houses and event spaces.
About a dozen people walk the half-mile to the tavern.
Mr. Holloman, the stage coach owner, pulled into town, stopping in front of the tavern.
Paintings and prints depicting Fairfield of that era are scattered throughout the tavern.
The first, the Greeley Avenue Bar & Grill, was hit about 12:45 a.m. Officers responded to the tavern, at 5421 N. Greeley Ave.
The bartender was outside about noon changing the business' sign on the front door, which advertises beer specials, when the suspect walked past her and into the tavern, Wood said.
Why This is Interesting Alcoholic ginger beer, historically a farmhouse and tavern specialty, remains popular in the U.K., but Farmer Willie's Craft Ginger Beer is one of the first American versions.
The Point, a longtime Midtown tavern, has been granted a one-year reprieve to make the transition from a bar to a restaurant.
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Origin and Etymology of tavern
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
Synonymsbar, café (also cafe), cantina [Southwest], dramshop, gin mill, grogshop [chiefly British], pub, public house [chiefly British], saloon, taproom, barroom, watering hole, watering place
Related Wordsalehouse, barrelhouse, bistro, bottle club, brewpub, cabaret, dive, joint, nightclub, roadhouse, speakeasy, sports bar, wineshop; package store
TAVERN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of tavern for English Language Learners
: a place where alcoholic drinks are served
: a building that provides lodging and food for people who are traveling
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