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noun, plural gast·haus·es [gahst-hou-ziz] /ˈgɑstˌhaʊ zɪz/, gast·häus·er [gahst-hoi-zer] /ˈgɑstˌhɔɪ zər/.
  1. a German inn or tavern.
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Origin of gasthaus

First recorded in 1825–35, gasthaus is from the German word Gasthaus guesthouse
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Historical Examples of gasthaus

  • In my search for a cheap German gasthaus I walked nearly all over the city.

    The Land of Thor

    J. Ross Browne

  • We lunched at a Gasthaus in the small town of Furth im Walde.

    Europe from a Motor Car

    Russell Richardson

  • They were not in the market-place; they were not at the Gasthaus; they were not in the Cathedral.

  • We found convent, gasthaus, and sentiment, without any pre-occupants.

    A Residence in France

    J. Fenimore Cooper

  • She inquired who he was, and was informed that he was the Oberkellner at the Gasthaus von Rose.