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tavern

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1 a place of business where alcoholic beverages are sold to be consumed on the premises
  • a seedy section of the city's waterfront that was rife with cheap taverns, tattoo parlors, and run-down flophouses

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2 a place that provides rooms and usually a public dining room for overnight guests
  • a colonial-era tavern that has been serving weary travelers for two and a half centuries

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The first known use of tavern was in the 14th century

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“Tavern.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/tavern. Accessed 3 Jul. 2020.

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