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cof·fee·housealso coffee house (kô′fē-hous′, kŏf′ē-)
A restaurant where coffee and other refreshments are served, especially one where people gather for conversation, games, or musical entertainment.
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cof•fee•house(ˈkɔ fiˌhaʊs, ˈkɒf i-)
n., pl. -hous•es (-ˌhaʊ zɪz)
1. an establishment that serves coffee and other refreshments and sometimes provides informal entertainment.
2. (in 17th- and 18th-century England) a similar establishment where groups met for informal discussions, card playing, etc.
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|Noun||1.||coffeehouse - a small restaurant where drinks and snacks are sold|
caff - informal British term for a cafe
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