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Rathskeller

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(n.) Orig., in Germany, the cellar or basement of the city hall, usually rented for use as a restaurant where beer is sold; hence, a beer saloon of the German type below the street level, where, usually, drinks are served only at tables and simple food may also be had; - sometimes loosely used, in English, of what are essentially basement restaurants where liquors are served.

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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Rathskeller'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​web/​r/rathskeller.html. 1828.
 
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