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[sel-er-muh n]
noun, plural cel·lar·men.
  1. a person who is in charge of the alcoholic-beverage supply of a hotel or restaurant.
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Origin of cellarman

First recorded in 1650–60; cellar + -man
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Examples from the Web for cellar-man

Historical Examples of cellar-man

  • Tomkins had never less than a hundred pipes of wine in his cellar; he kept seven waiters, one cellar-man, and a boy.

    Club Life of London, Volume II (of 2)

    John Timbs

  • She lay and played with the rattling sound, making the cellar-man speak sometimes with a deep voice, sometimes with a high one.

    Pelle the Conqueror, Complete

    Martin Anderson Nexo