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Definition of "tavern-keeper" [tavern-keeper]

  • One who keeps a tavern; a taverner. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "tavern-keeper" in a sentence
  • "He was born in Bristol in April 1769, the son of a tavern-keeper, and grew up at his father's celebrated coaching inn, the Black Bear, on the Devizes road in Wiltshire."
  • "In fear of a beating from his hard-drinking debtor father, a tavern-keeper, he ran away from home at 13 and returned when he was almost 16."
  • "Considering her resources -- two magical swords that weren't much use for anything practical except cutting through anything in their path; a spell-casting, mechanically inclined rodent; a catgirl with a whip; a retired cyborg tavern-keeper; an animate steam engine; and a deeply depressed nineteen-year-old -- she thought she had done as well as could be expected."
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