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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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alehouseale‧house /ˈeɪlhaʊs/ noun [countable] old-fashioned  DFDa place where people drank beer in the past
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alehouseThe church-ales provided competition for the secular supply of beverages from the taverns and alehouses.These establishments were divided into inns, alehouses and taverns which had separate and distinct functions.Nor did she see the sudden eruption into the alehouse of two more men.His head came around, brown eyes alert as fitzAlan strode out of the alehouse, ducking his head to negotiate the doorway.In frightening contrast fitzAlan looked tough and completely immovable, and bigger than ever in the confined space of the alehouse.
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