Definition of Tapster

1. Noun. A tavern keeper who taps kegs or casks.

Exact synonyms: Tapper
Generic synonyms: Publican, Tavern Keeper
Derivative terms: Tap, Tap, Tap, Tap



Definition of Tapster

1. n. One whose business is to tap or draw ale or other liquor.

Definition of Tapster

1. Noun. One whose business is to tap or draw ale or other liquor; barkeep ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tapster

1. one that dispenses liquor in a barroom [n -S]

Medical Definition of Tapster

1. One whose business is to tap or draw ale or other liquor. Origin: AS. Taeppestre a female tapster. See Tap a plug, pipe, and -ster. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tapster

tappicing
tapping
tapping up
tappings
tappit
tappit hen
tappit hens
tappy
taproom
taprooms
taproot
taproots
taps
tapsman
tapsmen
tapster (current term)
tapsters
tapstry
tapt
tapu
tapued
tapuing
tapus
taqiyya
taqlid
taqua-nut
taqua nut
taqua nuts
taqueria
taquerias

Literary usage of Tapster

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1. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances by Charles Wareing Endell Bardsley (1901)
"Tamplin and Tamblyn), just as Taplin is a corruption of Tamplin (ie Tamlin, or Tomlin). London, 4 ; Devon Court Dir., a. tapster. ..."

2. History of the Brocklesby Hounds, 1700-1901 by George E. Collins (1902)
"But tapster was the pick of the 1882 entry, an exceedingly fine-looking dog by Mr. Chaplin's tapster out of ..."

3. The Bibliographer's Manual of English Literature: Containing an Account of by William Thomas Lowndes (1834)
"Some account of this ' tapster, who upon the restoration of k. Charles II. obtained the name of Captain Hicks, will be found in Wood's Athen. Oxon. ..."

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