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Pubbing

verb; back formation
to go with friends to a pub, e.g. Willy’s Pub
 
The term consists of adding the verb ending –ing to pub. The result is a word similar to clubbing where you go out to a club. The term pubbing was not used until late 20th century.
Source : “I went pubbing last night for the first time.” (Conversation with friend, September 2011)
Last modified: 4 December 2011


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