- an establishment licensed to serve only liquors fermented from malt, as beer, ale, or the like.
Origin of beerhouse
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Examples from the Web for beerhouse
I heard of one beerhouse, the owner of which had only drawn ls.
A tall stripling of a Moravian youth, meagre as a sign-post, was the beerhouse Ganymede.
He invites him to a beerhouse to learn his drinking habits and reports favorably upon them.The Life of Ludwig van Beethoven, Volume III (of 3)
Alexander Wheelock Thayer
I hired a horse at a livery-stable at Walsall, and had him kept in readiness in the back yard of a beerhouse.The Making Of A Novelist
David Christie Murray
Next day he met Titoff's Russian friend in the German beerhouse, according to plan; and so to the hiding-place.Eastern Nights - and Flights