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 for pub
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  pub \pub\ (p[u^]b), n. [Shortened from Public house.]
     A retail business where alcoholic beverages are sold by the
     drink; a bar; a tavern.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: tavern consisting of a building with a bar and public
           rooms; often provides light meals [syn: public house,
           pub, saloon, pothouse, gin mill, taphouse]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  51 Moby Thesaurus words for "pub":
     alehouse, bar, barrel house, barroom, beer garden, beer parlor,
     bistro, blind tiger, boardinghouse, cabaret, cafe, cocktail lounge,
     dive, dorm, dormitory, doss house, dramshop, drinkery,
     drinking saloon, fleabag, flophouse, gin mill, groggery, grogshop,
     guest house, honky-tonk, hospice, hostel, hostelry, hotel, inn,
     local, lodging house, nightclub, ordinary, pension, posada,
     pothouse, public, public house, rathskeller, roadhouse,
     rooming house, rummery, rumshop, saloon, saloon bar, speakeasy,
     taproom, tavern, wine shop

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (February 2016) :

         Physical Unit Block

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

     1. PUBlishing.  A 1972 text-formatting language for TOPS-10,
     with syntax based on SAIL.  Influenced TeX and Scribe.
     ["PUB: The Document Compiler", Larry Tesler, Stanford AI Proj
     Op Note, Sept 1972].
     2. /pub, the top-level, publicly accessible directory on most
     anonymous FTP archives.  This is usually where the
     interesting files are.  See pubic directory.

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