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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In 1985, a company called NTN started distributing a quiz called Buzztime to bars and taverns.
The tavern will donate $1 from each Tito's Handmade Vodka drink to Dog Aide.
Like tavern regulars, nicknames tend to stick around.
One mesmerizing moment, from part seven: a scene at the Roadhouse, the local tavern, empty but for a man behind the bar and another man sweeping the floor.
The original Farmer’s Tavern was built in 1805, and included a basement that served as slave quarters, said Larry Muench, who, with his wife, Laura, owns and operates John Dengler Tobacconists, which now occupies the former tavern.
Ryder typifies many farm towns in the Upper Midwest, with a grain elevator, a cafe and a tavern, as well as a business that provides workers for oil and gas rigs.
Plus, the luggage placed around the tavern is straight from the set of the Potter movies! 5.
From music venues to sports bars to welcoming neighborhood taverns to dance clubs, the city has no shortage of places to grab a drink and watch your favorite Cleveland sports team.
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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
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