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Noun: public house
Usage: Brit
  1. A building with a bar that is licensed to sell alcoholic drinks
    - tavern [N. Amer], tap house [archaic], pub [Brit, Cdn], saloon [Brit], pothouse [US], gin mill [N. Amer], taphouse [archaic], inn [Brit], groggery [Brit, US, archaic], boozer [Brit], watering hole [Brit]

Derived forms: public houses

Type of: building, edifice

Encyclopedia: Public house