tapster


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tap·ster

 (tăp′stər)
n.
One who draws and serves liquor for customers; a bartender.

tapster

(ˈtæpstə)
n
1. (Commerce) rare a barman
2. (Forestry) (in W Africa) a man who taps palm trees to collect and sell palm wine
[Old English tæppestre, feminine of tæppere, from tappian to tap2]
ˈtapstress fem n
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tapster - a tavern keeper who taps kegs or caskstapster - a tavern keeper who taps kegs or casks
publican, tavern keeper - the keeper of a public house
Translations

tapster

n (old)Schankkellner(in) m(f), → Zapfer(in) m(f)
References in classic literature ?
With this permission Sancho settled himself as comfortably as he could on his beast, and taking out of the alforjas what he had stowed away in them, he jogged along behind his master munching deliberately, and from time to time taking a pull at the bota with a relish that the thirstiest tapster in Malaga might have envied; and while he went on in this way, gulping down draught after draught, he never gave a thought to any of the promises his master had made him, nor did he rate it as hardship but rather as recreation going in quest of adventures, however dangerous they might be.
"Tapster, ostler, varlet, hark hither, and a wannion on your lazy limbs!
This latter personage took upon himself the office of tapster when the punch was ready, and after dispensing it all round, led the conversation to the antiquities of York, with which both he and the grey-haired gentleman appeared to be well acquainted.
It was not all doom and gloom on Saturday for Prince Khalid as Mirage Dancer returned to win the Listed Tapster Stakes at Goodwood in fine style.
PAT Dobbs gave his season a much-needed boost with a double at Goodwood on Saturday, highlighted by the victory of Mirage Dancer in the Bet Your Way On The Betfair Exchange Tapster Stakes.
PAT Dobbs gave his season a much-needed boost with a double at Goodwood yesterday, highlighted by the victory of Mirage Dancer in the Bet Your Way On The Betfair Exchange Tapster Stakes.
It is located in an enviable position on the corner of Church Lane and Tapster Lane, not too far from the village centre, and enjoys church views.
At Goodwood, Mirage Dancer can go one better than at Ascot earlier this month in the Listed Tapster Stakes (3.45pm) while Mick Channon's Koeman can win the Netbet Boost Classic Handicap (4.20pm).
At Goodwood Mirage Dancer can go one better than at Ascot earlier this month in the Listed Tapster Stakes (3.45pm); while Mick Channon's Koeman can win the Netbet Boost Classic Handicap (4.20pm).
Three great days at Goodwood close with the Festival Stakes and Tapster Stakes.
Immediately on her entrance, she calls out to her tapster Mooncalf for "My chayre, you false faucet you; and my mornings draught, quickly, a botle of Ale, to quench mee, Rascall" (D1v; 2.2.41-42).
The six-year-old has scored four times at the quirky Sussex venue and cosily landed the Tapster on this day a year ago.