Tippling-house
Tippling-house Tip"pling-house`, n. A house in which liquors are sold in drams or small quantities, to be drunk on the premises. [1913 Webster]

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  • tippling-house — tippˈling house noun • • • Main Entry: ↑tipple …   Useful english dictionary

  • tippling house — A place where intoxicating liquor is sold in small quantities to be drunk on the premises. 30 Am J Rev ed Intox L § 20. A barroom; a saloon; a grog shop. Leesburg v Putnam, 103 Ga 110, 114 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • tippling house — noun archaic : barroom …   Useful english dictionary

  • house — Structure that serves as living quarters for one or more persons or families. See also curtilage domicile home residence. A legislative assembly, or (where the bicameral system obtains) one of the two branches of the legislature; as the house of… …   Black's law dictionary

  • house — Structure that serves as living quarters for one or more persons or families. See also curtilage domicile home residence. A legislative assembly, or (where the bicameral system obtains) one of the two branches of the legislature; as the house of… …   Black's law dictionary

  • Alehouse — Ale house , n. A house where ale is retailed; hence, a tippling house. Macaulay. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • John Disney (1677-1730) — John Disney (26 December 1677 3 February 1729/30) was an English clergyman. He was Vicar of Croft and Kirkby on Bain, Lincolnshire from 1719 to 1722, and Vicar of St. Mary s Church, Nottingham from 2 October 1722 to 1729/30.He was born in Lincoln …   Wikipedia

  • Illinois — • One of the United States of America, bounded on the north by Wisconsin, on the west by the Mississippi, which separates it from Iowa and Missouri, on the south by the confluent waters of the Mississippi and the Ohio, which separate it from… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Tippler — Tip pler, n. 1. One who keeps a tippling house. [Obs.] Latimer. [1913 Webster] 2. One who habitually indulges in the excessive use of spirituous liquors, whether he becomes intoxicated or not. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • blind tiger — A place where intoxicants are sold on the sly, and contrary to the law. A tippling house …   Black's law dictionary

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