barrelhouse arrelhouse n. A cheap drinking and dancing establishment.

Syn: honky-tonk. [WordNet 1.5]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Barrelhouse — Records Barrelhouse Records est le label d une compagnie de disque indépendante américaine. Spécialisé dans le blues et le rockabilly, ce label a été créé au début des années 1970 par George Paulus. Artistes produits Billy Branch Washboard Willie …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Barrelhouse — can refer to:*A bar or saloon. Originates from the storage of barrels of alcohol. *An early form of jazz with wild, improvised piano, and an accented two beat rhythm (see boogie woogie). *A style of piano playing associated with the above.… …   Wikipedia

  • Barrelhouse — Piano ist die Bezeichnung für einen einfachen Klavierstil, der um die Mitte des 19. Jahrhunderts in den USA entstand, als Bluesmusiker damit begannen, ihre Musik von der Gitarre auf das Klavier zu übertragen. Dies geschah oft in billigen Kneipen …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • barrelhouse — (n.) cheap saloon, often with an associated brothel, by 1875, Amer.Eng., so called in reference to the barrels of beer or booze typically stacked along the wall. Q. What was this place you rented? A. It was a room adjoining a barrel house. Q.… …   Etymology dictionary

  • barrelhouse — (izg. bàrel hȃus) m DEFINICIJA glazb. kabaretski glazbeni stil nastao 1930 ih u crnačkim četvrtima velikih gradova, sinteza ragtimea, bluesa i boogie woogieja, sviraju manji orkestri predvođeni klaviristom ETIMOLOGIJA engl …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • barrelhouse — ☆ barrelhouse [bar′əlhous΄, ber′əlhous΄ ] n. 1. a small, cheap old time saloon with a row of racked barrels along the wall 2. a raucous, driving, unsophisticated style of playing jazz …   English World dictionary

  • barrelhouse — noun Date: 1883 1. a cheap drinking and usually dancing establishment 2. a strident, uninhibited, and forcefully rhythmic style of jazz or blues …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • barrelhouse — /bar euhl hows /, n., pl. barrelhouses / how ziz/ for 1. 1. a cheap saloon, esp. one in New Orleans in the early part of the 20th century: so called from the racks of liquor barrels originally placed along the walls. 2. a vigorous style of jazz… …   Universalium

  • barrelhouse — noun a) A rough and tumble drinking establishment. b) A loud, percussive type of blues piano suitable for noisy bars or taverns …   Wiktionary

  • Barrelhouse — Bar|rel|house 〈[bæ̣rəlhaʊs] m.; ; unz.; Mus.〉 ein bestimmter (Klavier )Stil des klassischen Blues u. des frühen klassischen Jazz, Vorläufer des Ragtime [engl., eigtl. „Fasshaus, Schankstube“ (wo diese Musik urspr. in den Südstaaten der USA… …   Universal-Lexikon

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