Definition of Free house

1. Noun. A public house that is not controlled by a brewery and so is free to sell different brands of beer and ale.




Definition of Free house

1. Noun. (U.K.) A public house that is not owned or managed by a brewery company, and can therefore stock a range of beers from several producers ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Free House

free electron
free electrophoresis
free energy
free enterprise
free fall
free fatty acid
free field
free flap
free float
free form
free gingiva
free grace
free graft
free group
free hand
free house (current term)
free houses
free indirect speech
free induction decay
free kick
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free list
free living
free lover
free lunch
free lunches
free macrophage
free mandibular movements
free margin

Literary usage of Free house

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Biographical Dictionary of Eminent Scotsmen by Robert Chambers, Thomas Thomson (1870)
"... title of king's physician, and appointed him royal professor of botany, with a salary of £200 per annum, and a free house as superintendent of botany. ..."

2. Valuation of Public Service Corporations: Legal and Economic Phases of by Robert Harvey Whitten (1914)
"In fixing the fair value of the property the Commission states that it has given such weight as seems proper to the claims of the Company for free house ..."

3. Urban Flotsam: stirring the city by Raoul Bunschoten, Hélène Binet, Takuro Hoshino (2001)
"The fold The baroque free house has an ornate facade, an iconic shield ... The free house had a special position, exempt from taxes and certain regulations. ..."

4. Hakluytus posthumus: Contayning a History of the World in Sea Voyages and by Samuel Purchas (1906)
"And as heretofore their Kings Majesties his Subjects have had a free house of trade at Novogrod, now also according to the contract of ..."

5. Hakluytus Posthumus, Or, Purchas His Pilgrimes: Contayning a History of the by Samuel Purchas (1906)
"And as heretofore their Kings Majesties his Subjects have had a free house of trade at Novogrod, now also according to the contract of ..."

6. Hakluytus posthumus: Contayning a History of the World in Sea Voyages and by Samuel Purchas (1906)
"And as heretofore their Kings Majesties his Subjects have had a free house of trade at Novogrod, now also according to the contract of ..."

7. The Weekly Reporter by Great Britain. Parliament. House of Lords, Great Britain. Privy Council, Great Britain. Supreme Court of Judicature (1900)
"I take it, therefore, that if we can treat the property as a free house before the mortgage it must come back as a free and not as a tied house. ..."

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