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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Shebeen.
 
A small Irish store for the sale of whisky and something else, as bacon, eggs, general provisions, and groceries.   1
       
“Drinking your health wid Shamus
O’Shea at Katty’s shebeen.”
       
Tennyson: To-morrow, stanza 2.
 


 She’ba (Queen of).Sheep. 

 
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