Origin of rathskeller
Examples from the Web for rathskeller
His glance swept the range of vision and settled upon a rathskeller sign.Average Jones|Samuel Hopkins Adams
Say, they roared it out like so many young college hicks riotin' around the campus after a session at a rathskeller.The House of Torchy|Sewell Ford
Mr. Scanlon was willing, and so they made their way from the rathskeller into the sunlight.Ashton-Kirk, Criminologist|John T. McIntyre
Uncle Buzz's message in the Rathskeller the night before had been cryptic to the others but plain enough to Joe.Stubble|George Looms
It was in the rathskeller that Highsmith made the hit of his histrionic career.The Voice of the City|O. Henry
1900, from German ratskeller, earlier rathskeller, "a cellar in a German town hall in which beer is sold," from rat "council" (see rede (n.)) + keller "cellar" (see cellar (n.)). The German -h- inserted to avoid association with the word for "rat."