pothouse meaning

Pronunciation:   "pothouse" in a sentence
Noun: pothouse  'pót`haws
Usage: US
  1. Tavern consisting of a building with a bar and public rooms; often provides light meals
    - public house [Brit], pub [Brit, Cdn], saloon [Brit], gin mill [N. Amer], taphouse [archaic], tavern, boozer [Brit]

Derived forms: pothouses

Type of: tap house, tavern

Examples

  1. Pothouse Bridge carries Salop Road over the canal, and then another basin served the Regent Iron Works.
  2. In 1809 a comedy called " Lantara, or the Painter in the Pothouse ", was brought out at the Vaudeville with great success.
  3. Thomas Macaulay in his " History of England " ( 1849 ), describes Lodowicke Muggleton as " a mad tailor who wandered from pothouse to pothouse, tippling ale and denouncing eternal torments against all who refused to believe . " Subsequent historians have treated this as slanderous ( as it may be for the subsequent history of the faith ) but it is not so different from Muggleton's own description of his early, lively adventures as a prophet . " For God's sake, Lodowick, let us be gone, else we shall be killed : so he paid for the drink and we departed out of the house and went to another a little distance off ."
  4. Thomas Macaulay in his " History of England " ( 1849 ), describes Lodowicke Muggleton as " a mad tailor who wandered from pothouse to pothouse, tippling ale and denouncing eternal torments against all who refused to believe . " Subsequent historians have treated this as slanderous ( as it may be for the subsequent history of the faith ) but it is not so different from Muggleton's own description of his early, lively adventures as a prophet . " For God's sake, Lodowick, let us be gone, else we shall be killed : so he paid for the drink and we departed out of the house and went to another a little distance off ."

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