potboy

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pot +‎ boy

Noun[edit]

potboy (plural potboys)

  1. A boy employed as waiter to serve (pots of) drinks, as in a tavern.
  2. (UK) a boy or man employed in a public house to collect empty pots or glasses.

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  • Webster's Seventh New Collegiate Dictionary, Springfield, Massachusetts, G.&C. Merriam Co., 1967