- a person who is in charge of the alcoholic-beverage supply of a hotel or restaurant.
Origin of cellarman
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Examples from the Web for cellarman
Use, ask for, take from my larder what you like; I appoint you cellarman.
The second night we had a third cellarman, leader of one of the outlying huts now being abandoned every day.Notes of a Camp-Follower on the Western Front
E. W. Hornung
The malcontent was employed as cellarman to a wine and spirit merchant or publican with large wine vaults.
The cellarman went first with a light; at the bottom of the staircase he unlocked the wine cellar and went in—still first.
On one occasion he sent for the cellarman, and complained that a particular bottling was not to his palate.The Canterbury Puzzles
Henry Ernest Dudeney