Shebeen

A small Irish store for the sale of whisky and something else, as bacon, eggs, general provisions, and groceries.

Drinking your health wid Shamus
O'Shea at Katty's shebeen.

Tennyson: To-morrow, stauza 2.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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