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barkeep

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n barkeep an employee who mixes and serves alcoholic drinks at a bar
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Usage

In literature:

To settle the matter, they entered, and ordered ginger ale of a red-headed barkeeper who was unmistakably Irish.
"Jokes For All Occasions" by Anonymous
He went on for over 12 years as barkeeper.
"The Attempted Assassination of ex-President Theodore Roosevelt" by Oliver Remey
There's two loafers and the barkeeper to back him up.
"The Trail of '98" by Robert W. Service
Rivers seized the whisky-bottle as the barkeeper handed it down, and filled his glass to the brim.
"The Expressman and the Detective" by Allan Pinkerton
There's an American barkeep over there, and he'll sympathize with us.
"The Lure of the Mask" by Harold MacGrath
Come on, barkeep, an' slip us another round of this here inebriatin' fluid.
"Prairie Flowers" by James B. Hendryx
But sweeter to me than the sparrow's song or the goose's autumn honks Is the sound of the ice in the shaker as the barkeeper mixes a Bronx.
"Something Else Again" by Franklin P. Adams
Crumpling them in his hand he walked to the bar and tossed them to the barkeeper.
"'Firebrand' Trevison" by Charles Alden Seltzer
The pirate finished his rum and giving the barkeep a civil "Good-night," passed out into the ill-lighted street.
"The Black Buccaneer" by Stephen W. Meader
Suppose you stay tonight with my barkeep and see what kind of business I do.
"Arizona's Yesterday" by John H. Cady
Mink was not in sight, but the barkeeper stood rigidly on duty.
"They of the High Trails" by Hamlin Garland
The barkeeper says he will trust me until we get to St. Louis and come aboard to get the luggage.
"The Boy Settlers" by Noah Brooks
Hotel keepers, restaurant owners, gamblers, barkeeps, and the rest.
"Arm of the Law" by Harry Harrison
He was an adroit barkeep.
"The Preacher of Cedar Mountain" by Ernest Thompson Seton
Only the barkeeper and a few personal friends kept willing vigil.
"Money Magic" by Hamlin Garland
Barkeeper, give me some whisky straight, and give the kid sarsaparilla if he wants it.
"Mark Mason's Victory" by Horatio Alger
Wunpost asked for a drink and the discerning barkeeper set out a bottle with the seal uncut.
"Wunpost" by Dane Coolidge
The barkeeper uttered a short barking laugh as he turned to attend to a customer.
"Gold" by Stewart White
The effect upon the barkeeper was instantaneous.
"The Boy Scout and Other Stories for Boys" by Richard Harding Davis
The others followed, for the barkeeper, in obedience to post orders, was closing up his shop.
"'Laramie;'" by Charles King
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In news:

Barkeep Daly's dive now open.
Honest barkeep still can't sell enough food.
THE FAMILY of a slain Olney bar owner was stunned Thursday when a jury acquitted one man of the barkeep 's murder and convicted another man of a lighter charge than prosecutors anticipated.
Miami Barkeep Wins Cocktail Event.
Miami barkeep wins cocktail event.
We're a sucker for a barkeep in a tropical shirt — even more so when he's crafting us a classic cocktail.
They ought to erect a statute someplace to honor George Christofis, the bat-wielding Roanoke barkeep who nearly half a century ago pioneered the art of topless go-go dancing and the striptease in the Star City.
Chicago barkeeps concoct tasty cocktails.
Customers who are fond of the archaic call him barkeep or innkeeper.
Barkeep's Failure To Supervise Patron Costs $265,000.
The Liberty Cap IPA is a beer hopped up on flavor and also a favorite among tap room visitors, the barkeeps say.
Next time you visit Enso, ask the barkeep for a milkshake.
It's probably safe to assume that you enjoy the services of your local barkeep rather more than that of a malarial mosquito.
A Latino Barkeep Talks Ginger Beer at a Japanese Tapas Spot.
Reader contributor and Hideout barkeep Martha Bayne has launched a worthy program beginning this week: free soup.
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