barrelhouse definition

  • noun:
    • A disreputable old-time saloon or bawdyhouse.
    • An early design of jazz described as boisterous piano playing, free group improvisation, and an accented two-beat rhythm.
    • A rough and tumble ingesting institution.
    • A loud, percussive style of blues piano appropriate noisy pubs or taverns.
    • an inexpensive drinking and dance establishment.
    • an affordable ingesting and dancing institution
    • A disreputable old-time saloon or bawdyhouse.
    • an early on form of jazz described as boisterous piano playing, free group improvisation, and an accented two-beat rhythm.
    • A rough and tumble consuming organization.
    • A loud, percussive type of blues piano appropriate noisy taverns or taverns.
    • an affordable consuming and dancing organization.
    • an inexpensive consuming and dancing establishment

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