pub

[ puhb ]
/ pʌb /

noun

a bar or tavern.

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Origin of pub

First recorded in 1855–60; short for public house

Definition for pub (2 of 2)

pub.

public.
publication.
published.
publisher.
publishing.
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British Dictionary definitions for pub (1 of 2)

pub
/ (pʌb) /

noun

Formal name: public house mainly British a building with a bar and one or more public rooms licensed for the sale and consumption of alcoholic drink, often also providing light meals
Australian and NZ a hotel

verb pubs, pubbing or pubbed

(intr) informal to visit a pub or pubs (esp in the phrase go pubbing)

British Dictionary definitions for pub (2 of 2)

pub.

abbreviation for

public
publication
published
publisher
publishing
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