malt·​man ˈmȯlt-mən How to pronounce maltman (audio)
plural maltmen
: a maker of malt : maltster
The first man whom I met there was Robbie Gormley, a retired maltman who has worked his whole life in the distillery.Lawrence Osborne

Word History

First Known Use

13th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of maltman was in the 13th century

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Cite this Entry

“Maltman.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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