tav·​ern·​er ˈta-vər-nər How to pronounce taverner (audio)
: one who keeps a tavern

Examples of taverner in a Sentence

in Longfellow's Tales of a Wayside Inn a taverner tells a series of tales in verse to a group of travelers

Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of taverner was in the 14th century

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Cite this Entry

“Taverner.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/taverner. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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