maltman

noun
malt·​man | \ ˈmȯlt-mən How to pronounce maltman (audio) \
plural maltmen

Definition of maltman

: 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

First Known Use of maltman

13th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Maltman.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/maltman. Accessed 23 Jan. 2022.

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