ale-house

alehouse

[eyl-hous]
noun, plural alehouses [eyl-hou-ziz] .
a tavern where ale or beer is sold; bar; pub.

Origin:
before 1000; Middle English, Old English. See ale, house

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alehouse (ˈeɪlˌhaʊs)
 
n
1.  archaic a place where ale was sold; tavern
2.  informal another name for pub

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