tapster

[ tap-ster ]
/ ˈtæp stər /

noun

a bartender.

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Origin of tapster

before 1000; Middle English; Old English tæppestre.See tap2, -ster

OTHER WORDS FROM tapster

un·der·tap·ster, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for tapster

tapster
/ (ˈtæpstə) /

noun

rare a barman
(in W Africa) a man who taps palm trees to collect and sell palm wine

Derived forms of tapster

tapstress, fem n

Word Origin for tapster

Old English tæppestre, feminine of tæppere, from tappian to tap ²
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