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public house

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1 a place that provides rooms and usually a public dining room for overnight guests
  • took lodging at a public house that had recently been completely renovated

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2 chiefly British a place of business where alcoholic beverages are sold to be consumed on the premises
  • visited a public house in London that has been welcoming customers since the time of Charles Dickens

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The first known use of public house was in 1658

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“Public house.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/public%20house. Accessed 6 December 2019.

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