tippler

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tipple +‎ -er ((agent)). “Seller” sense from 1396; “drinker” sense from 1580.

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tippler (plural tipplers)

  1. A seller of alcoholic liquors.
  2. A habitual drinker; a bibber.
  3. A breed of domestic pigeon bred to participate in endurance competitions.
  4. (UK, railroad) An open wagon with a tipping trough, unloaded by being inverted (used for bulk cargo, especially minerals). A mine car, a lorry.

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