barkeeper

[bahr-kee-per]
noun
1.
a person who owns or manages a bar where alcoholic beverages are sold.
2.
a bartender.
Also, barkeep.


Origin:
1705–15; bar1 + keeper

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barkeeper (ˈbɑːˌkiːpə)
 
n
another name (esp US) for barman

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The barkeeper permits them to sit about the stove and by shivering invite the sympathy of transient customers.
He looks slobby and barkeeper fat until he swings into his delivery, when he becomes loose and light and dangerous.
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