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Synonyms for tapster

a tavern keeper who taps kegs or casks


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The theme of awarding shows that seem to be overlooked was mirrored in the thanks sent by Dan Tapster, Executive Producer of Discovery Channel's MythBusters which won the “Fun To Watch” award in the Reality category: “We at team MythBusters are thrilled to be the recipients of a TwoCents TV award.
Noble Mission drops down to Listed level for the Tapster Stakes, which might be enough to regain his appetite for the game.
5) Significant early works include Babari Diallo's Force Bonte (1926), Sol Plaatje's Mhudi: An Epic of South African Native Life a Hundred Years Ago (1930), and Amos Tutuola's The Palm-Wine Drinkard and His Dead Palm-Wine Tapster in the Deads' Town (1952).
was a taverner, a gentle gossippe and a tapster of wyne and ale a trustie bruer (17.
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6) The 'Tale of Beryn', with a 'Prologue of the Merry Adventure of the Pardoner with a Tapster at Canterbury', ed.
Said one--"Folks of a surly tapster tell, And daub his visage with the smoke of hell; They talk of some strict testing of us--pish
The drunk's problems only begin as his tapster passes on to the land of the dead.
Wing Jamie Tapster, though, returned against Halifax for his first game of the season, scoring the opening try, and full-back Ed Smithies is also back in the fold which, according to Cole, could make a difference.
We walk the ancient Tapster Lane before rejoining the timeless canal.
Within a few decades, however, several anonymous fifteenth-century poets had contributed their own additions to Chaucer's Canterbury Tales, and one of them provided a vivid comic description of the pilgrims' sightseeing activities after their arrival in Canterbury, most memorably of the Pardoner's misadventures with a tapster, or barmaid, named Kit.
Steve Parsons powered over on the right wing, with James Tapster repeating the process on the left, replacement kicker Mark Chester adding one of the conversions.
1592-1594), which is generally thought to be a 'bad' quarto, either of Shakespeare's The Shrew or of a lost play that was the source of The Shrew, (30) its opening direction clearly indicates that a stage door was used as a fictional door: 'Enter a Tapster, beating out of his doores Slie Droonken" (Q1, A2r).
James Tapster, Parsons and Mark Erven made it five.
In short, there is no distinction or subordination left The different departments of life are jumbled together--the hod-carrier, the low mechanic, the tapster, the publican, the shop-keeper, the pettifogger, the citizen, and courtier, all tread upon the kibes of one another: actuated by the demons of profligacy and licentiousness, they are seen every where, rambling, riding, rolling, rushing, justling, mixing, bouncing, cracking, and crashing in one vile ferment of stupidity and corruption--All is tumult and hurry.