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counterman

[koun-ter-man] /ˈkaʊn tərˌmæn/
noun, plural countermen.
1.
a person who waits on customers from behind a counter, as in a cafeteria.
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55; counter1 + man1
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  • The counterman pulled out a brisket that had been in the smoker for fifteen hours and distributed samples.
  • They all spun on the stools even after the counterman closed the fountain down.

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