an establishment or room with a bar for the serving of alcoholic beverages.
Historical Examples

But his persecutor was made ugly by his potations, and swore that Phil should drink before he left the barroom.
Phil the Fiddler Horatio Alger, Jr.

Or else, in some barroom, a footfall from behind and a bullet through the back.
Way of the Lawless Max Brand

Here and there occurred clashes that were more than barroom brawls.
Our Foreigners Samuel P. Orth

And it was only a barroom brawl, though Philip was not in it until the end, to be sure!
The Heart of Thunder Mountain Edfrid A. Bingham

The smoke was wafted out and up the hole in the roof, which was the chimney, and a little order reigned in the barroom.
The Treasure of Pearls Gustave Aimard

A need naturally developed for at least one feature of a hotel––a barroom.
Nan of Music Mountain Frank H. Spearman

We gravitated out toward the barroom, where the click of the roulette wheel caught our ears.
My Adventures with Your Money George Graham Rice

He did it,” he exclaimed, “and you know what he got when he stepped into the barroom.
Nan of Music Mountain Frank H. Spearman

But this was not all that troubled the Ten Knights in a barroom company.
Sube Cane Edward Bellamy Partridge

We were sitting round in the barroom of the Cosmopolitan, trying to keep warm.
Peak and Prairie Anna Fuller

(US) a room or building where alcoholic drinks are served over a counter

1797, from bar (n.2) + room (n.).


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