from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A woman who serves drinks in a bar.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A woman who works in a bar

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A girl or woman who attends the customers of a bar, as in a tavern or beershop.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A maid or woman who attends the bar of an inn or other place of refreshment.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a female bartender


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