Origin of tapster
Examples from the Web for tapster
Historical Examples of 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
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.