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  • n. One who serves liquor; a tapster.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who serves liquor; a tapster.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who draws or pours out liquor; a tapster; a server of drink; hence, the landlord of an alehouse or tavern.

Etymologies

skink +‎ -er (Wiktionary)

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  • Our Ernest is a generous drinker,
    Acquiring friends as he grows pinker.
    In mock celebration
    They beg a libation
    With a smile and a wink at the skinker.

    Find out more about Ernest Bafflewit

    July 6, 2014

  • One employed to dispense liquors in a bar: a tapster.

    May 13, 2008