a) A seller of alcoholic liquors.

they had picked up two fellows in that days march, one of which, he said, was as fine a man as ever he saw (meaning the tippler),

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  • Tippler — Tip pler, n. 1. One who keeps a tippling house. [Obs.] Latimer. [1913 Webster] 2. One who habitually indulges in the excessive use of spirituous liquors, whether he becomes intoxicated or not. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tippler — (n.) late 14c., seller of alcoholic liquors, agent noun from TIPPLE (Cf. tipple). In the sense of habitual drinker it dates from 1570s …   Etymology dictionary

  • tippler — *drunkard, inebriate, alcoholic, dipsomaniac, sot, soak, toper, tosspot …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

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  • tippler — 1. n. a tavern keeper. □ Another beer, faithful tippler. □ John is the best tippler this place has ever seen. Tip me another, John. 2. n. a drunkard. □ Uncle Ben was a tippler a harmless one. □ …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • tippler — UK [ˈtɪp(ə)lə(r)] / US [ˈtɪplər] noun [countable] Word forms tippler : singular tippler plural tipplers informal someone who regularly drinks alcohol …   English dictionary

  • Tippler — This interesting and long established surname is of early medieval English origin, and is an occupational name for a tapster or seller of ale, deriving from the Middle English tipeler , from tipel, tipple , to cause to fall, to spill, with the… …   Surnames reference

  • tippler — tip|pler [ˈtıplə US ər] n [Date: 1500 1600; Origin: tippler seller of alcoholic drink (14 17 centuries)] informal especially BrE someone who drinks alcohol …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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