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tippler (plural tipplers)
- (archaic, Webster 1913) A seller of alcoholic liquors; keeper of a tippling-house.
- A habitual drinker; a bibber.
- 1749, Henry Fielding, chapter XI, in The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling, volume (please specify |volume=I to VI), London: A[ndrew] Millar […], OCLC 928184292, book VII:
- […] they had picked up two fellows in that day’s march, one of which, he said, was as fine a man as ever he saw (meaning the tippler),
- A breed of domestic pigeon bred to participate in endurance competitions.
- (Britain, railroad) An open wagon with a tipping trough, unloaded by being inverted (used for bulk cargo, especially minerals). A mine car, a lorry.
- (mining) One who works at a tipple.
breed of pigeon