Eating house
Eating Eat"ing, n. 1. The act of tasking food; the act of consuming or corroding. [1913 Webster]

2. Something fit to be eaten; food; as, a peach is good eating. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster]

{Eating house}, a house where cooked provisions are sold, to be eaten on the premises. [1913 Webster] ||


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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