Synonyms for alehouse

Grammar : Noun
Spell : eyl-hous
Phonetic Transcription : ˈeɪlˌhaʊs

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Définition of alehouse

Origin :
  • also ale-house, Old English eala-huse; see ale + house (n.). An alehouse "is distinguished from a tavern, where they sell wine" [Johnson].
  • As in saloon : noun business establishment that primarily serves liquor
  • As in bar : noun establishment serving alcohol
  • As in tavern : noun business establishment for serving drink, food
  • As in barroom : noun tavern
  • As in gin mill : noun barroom
Example sentences :
  • To fiddle to a few villagers, and dash colour on an alehouse shutter!
  • Extract from : « Wisdom, Wit, and Pathos of Ouida » by Ouida
  • Nothing can be better imagined than the group in the alehouse.
  • Extract from : « The Works of William Hogarth: In a Series of Engravings » by John Trusler
  • We had left the alehouse, where we first met, and hired a room to hold our club in.
  • Extract from : « Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin » by Benjamin Franklin
  • They had an alehouse boy always in attendance upon the workmen.
  • Extract from : « The Printer Boy. » by William M. Thayer
  • The alehouse forms no inconsiderable part of the labourer's life.
  • Extract from : « The Toilers of the Field » by Richard Jefferies
  • In the midst of these extravagant flights of fancy, he perceived an alehouse.
  • Extract from : « The Looking-Glass for the Mind » by M. Berquin
  • As soon as they arrived at the village, Spikeman went into the alehouse.
  • Extract from : « The Poacher » by Frederick Marryat
  • He was apt at these alehouse ditties—many of them his own invention.
  • Extract from : « Traditions of Lancashire, Volume 2 (of 2) » by John Roby
  • He takes a glass at every alehouse; for thirst, when it is dry, and for warmth when it is wet.
  • Extract from : « Coaches and Coaching » by Leigh Hunt
  • I have been up this two hours, and have not visited one alehouse yet.
  • Extract from : « A Select Collection of Old English Plays, Volume 12 (of 15) » by Robert Dodsley

Antonyms for alehouse

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