“She told me she was moving,” said Tambascio, one of the owners of My Place, a local restaurant and pub.
Somehow, Spencer and some of his confrères managed to enter Hungary, and on Friday night they gathered at a pub.
In doing so, he implied the obsolescence of that most embedded of British watering holes, the pub.
Even kebab-eaters, reeling from the pub, will grasp a plastic fork to spare their fingers from the grease.
Blissfully, the pub has a ‘no music, no machines, no television and no mobile phones’ rule.
I was staying at a pub some distance out of town, between Solong and Haviland.
Darlin': Yer must set me up in a pub in Bristol—with brass beer-pulls.
His last work was Early Adventures in Persia, etc., and he left an autobiography, pub.
I did ear some talk about it in a pub one night, Chipmunk admitted.
A Colonel of a French regiment on our flank was sitting in a pub.
1859, slang shortening of public house (see public (adj.)), which originally meant "any building open to the public" (1570s), then "inn that provides food and is licensed to sell ale, wine, and spirits" (1660s), and finally "tavern" (1768). Pub crawl first attested 1910 in British slang.
A saloon; bar; tavern: a round of Long Island pubs
[1859+ British; fr British public, fr public house]
Publicity: You know Dallas is going to get all that pub (1990s+)
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.