maltster [mawlt-ster] ExamplesWord Origin noun
- a maker of or dealer in malt.
Mrs. Reeves, the Maltster’s wife, was soured in temper and angular of face.
Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
The maltster’s task is now finished, and we come to the brewer’s.
Thomas W. Corbin
In 1842 he entered the business of his father and grandfather as a merchant and maltster.
Clement K. Shorter
On the local requirements Mr. Foster the maltster was a very Baedeker.
“‘Tis a’ awkward gift for a man, poor soul,” said the maltster.
British Dictionary definitions for maltster maltster noun
- a person who makes or deals in malt
Word Origin and History for maltster n.