Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    Any place where food or refreshments of any kind, not including spirits, wines, ale, beer or other malt liquors, are provided for casual visitors, and sold for consumption therein. Act Cong. July 13, 1866, ยง 9 (14 St. at Large, 118). And see Carpenter v. Taylor, 1 Hilt. (N. Y.) 195; State v. Hall, 73 N. C. 253.