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Noun: rathskeller  'raat,ske-lur
Usage: N. Amer
  1. A tavern below street level featuring beer; originally a German restaurant in the basement of city hall

Derived forms: rathskellers

Type of: boozer [Brit, informal], gin mill [N. Amer, informal], groggery [US, archaic], inn [Brit], pothouse [archaic], pub [Brit, Cdn], public house [Brit], saloon [Brit], tap house [archaic], taphouse [archaic], tavern, watering hole [informal]

Encyclopedia: Rathskeller