- a former city in W Germany, now incorporated into Wuppertal.
- a man who bartends; bartender.
Origin of barman
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Examples from the Web for barmen
Engels, the son of a wealthy cotton-spinner, was born in 1820 at Barmen.
Elberfeld, Barmen, Essen, and to the west of the last-mentioned town lay the mighty works of Krupps.Dastral of the Flying Corps
The years from 1831 to 1836 he spent in a bank at Amsterdam, and 1837 to 1839 in a business house at Barmen.
In a riot at Barmen which occurred recently the chief of police was "seriously wounded" by a turnip.
Barmen is one of the most important manufacturing centres of Germany.
- a man who serves in a pub
Gender-neutral form: bartender
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