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1A tavern or bar.
tavern, bar, hostelry, taproomView synonyms
- ‘The closure of the Victoria means that the village high street now only has one other pub, The Woolpack.’
- ‘It was a bit of a rough looking pub on first impressions, but there weren't that many people in there drinking.’
- ‘But here we all were in a cosy country pub, all agreeing that we wouldn't want to be anywhere else.’
- ‘Problem customers can face bans from every pub involved in the scheme, potentially for a whole year.’
- ‘We ended up in a very nice pub called The Phoenix, just off the King's Road.’
- ‘More than enough to hold a conversation with a self-appointed expert in any pub, I think.’
- ‘A traditional country pub, it has a stream full of large trout that meanders through its gardens.’
- ‘He accepted there was a place in the community for the small, traditional family run pub.’
- ‘In the commercial section, Canal Tavern won first prize for best pub or restaurant floral display.’
- ‘Over the years, I have probably visited the Lord Roberts more than any other pub in Nottingham.’
- ‘The lists of names hanging on the walls of the bar indicates a level of popularity any pub would be proud of.’
- ‘The Rovers Return, being a soap opera pub, has seen its fair share of fisticuffs and flouncing out.’
- ‘At the end of the evening, Howard and his nephew had wanted to carry on to another pub but Miss Chapman wanted to go home.’
- ‘Just about every pub displays a sign or notice advising women to keep an eye on their drinks.’
- ‘However, this pub has moved with the times and a smoking area is located upstairs.’
- ‘But this English pub has many more delights to offer besides its barbecue feasts.’
- ‘After I crashed with a car I discovered this pub where all the arty students in Nottingham went.’
- ‘Either way, we chose to walk straight past, and find the second nearest pub.’
- ‘At least the hordes of waitresses in white ensure you can exit this simple pub relatively fast.’
- ‘A pleasant looking pub, inside and out, the Crown is close to the crossroads in the centre of the village.’
- 1.1Australian A hotel.
- ‘Other Kaipara pubs, such as the Commercial, Aratapu and Paparoa hotels, reported static sales.’
- ‘Ray decided that, after meeting with Walter, and picking up the car, he would stay at a pub for a few days.’
verb[NO OBJECT]usually as noun pubbing
Spend time in pubs.
- ‘Clubbing and pubbing is a major part of life if you're looking to meet someone.’
- ‘But I loved the cocktails and the fact that it was not on a main pubbing street so no drunken idiots hanging around outside.’
- ‘What drink will you order when go pubbing and clubbing?’
Mid 19th century: abbreviation of public house.
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