Origin of tapster
Examples from the Web for tapster
He had recourse to the law everywhere, and the tapster was everywhere acquitted.The Awakening|Leo Nikoleyevich Tolstoy
In the same chamber were the tapster and his dame; for privacy was not compatible either with "mine host's" means or inclination.
Here I had some of the company of the tapster's wife a while, and so home to my office, and then home to supper and to bed.Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete|Samuel Pepys
Of the little party gathered together at Wyndfell Hall, Tapster was the one whom the doctor felt he really didn't like.From Out the Vasty Deep|Mrs. Belloc Lowndes
Ben Jonson calls for a quart of raw wine, and gives it to the tapster.Nineteen Centuries of Drink in England|Richard Valpy French
Word Origin for tapster
"person employed to tap liquors," Old English tæppestre "hostess at an inn, woman employed to tap liquors," from tæppa "tap" (see tap (n.)) + fem. ending -ster.