KJV Dictionary Definition: tavern


TAV'ERN, n. L. taberna; tab, the root of table, a board.

A house licensed to see liquors in small quantities, to be drank on the spot. In some of the United States, tavern is synonymous with inn or hotel, and denotes a house for the entertainment of travelers, as well as for the sale of liquors, licensed for that purpose.


TAV'ERNING, n. A feasting at taverns.