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pub (pʌb)
 
n
1.  chiefly (Brit) Formal name: public house a building with a bar and one or more public rooms licensed for the sale and consumption of alcoholic drink, often also providing light meals
2.  (Austral), (NZ) a hotel
 
vb , pubs, pubbing, pubbed
3.  informal (intr) to visit a pub or pubs (esp in the phrase go pubbing)

pub.
 
abbreviation for
1.  public
2.  publication
3.  published
4.  publisher
5.  publishing

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pub
1859, slang shortening of public house, which originally meant "any building open to the public" (1574), then "inn that provides food and is licensed to sell ale, wine, and spirits" (1669), and finally "tavern" (1768). Pub crawl first attested 1910 in British slang.
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PUB definition


1. PUBlishing. A 1972 text-formatting language for TOPS-10, with syntax based on SAIL. Influenced TeX and Scribe. ["PUB: The Document Compiler", Larry Tesler, Stanford AI Proj Op Note, Sept 1972].
2. /pub, the top-level, publicly accessible directory on most anonymous FTP archives. This is usually where the interesting files are. See pubic directory.

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Abbreviations & Acronyms
pub.
  1. public

  2. publication

  3. published

  4. publisher

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