tavern meaning

[ 'tævə(:)n ] Pronunciation:   "tavern" in a sentence
Noun: tavern  tavurn
  1. A building with a bar that is licensed to sell alcoholic drinks
    - tap house 
  2. Tavern consisting of a building with a bar and public rooms; often provides light meals
    - public house [Brit], pub [Brit, Cdn], saloon [Brit], pothouse [US], gin mill [N. Amer], taphouse [archaic], boozer [Brit]

Derived forms: taverns

Type of: building, edifice

Encyclopedia: Tavern


See inn, 1.


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  1. there are as many taverns as you can shake a stick at.
  2. i was standing near a tavern door.
  3. he stayed pretty long in the tavern.
  4. he never stopped in the taverns.
  5. first he stopped at a tavern for a bite and a sup.

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