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Meaning of TAVERN

Pronunciation:  'tavurn

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a building with a bar that is licensed to sell alcoholic drinks
 

TAVERN is a 6 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: tap house
 
 See Also: beer garden, bucket shop, building, edifice, gin mill, pothouse, pub, public house, rathskeller, saloon, shebeen, taphouse

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Tav"ern\, n. [OE. taverne, F. taverne, from L. taberna a
hut, booth, tavern. Cf. {Table}, {Tabernacle}.]
A public house where travelers and other transient guests are
accomodated with rooms and meals; an inn; a hotel;
especially, in modern times, a public house licensed to sell
liquor in small quantities.

 

 

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