Shebeen meaning

shə-bēn'
An unlicensed drinking establishment, especially in Ireland, Scotland, and South Africa.
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Esp. in Ireland, Scotland, and South Africa, an establishment where liquor is sold without a license.
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An unlicensed drinking establishment, especially in Ireland, Scotland, and South Africa.
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Origin of shebeen

  • Irish Gaelic séibín measure of grain, grain tax, bad ale diminutive of séibe mug, bottle
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Irish síbín.
    From Wiktionary