potboy

noun
pot·​boy | \ ˈpät-ˌbȯi How to pronounce potboy (audio) \

Definition of potboy

: a boy who serves drinks in a tavern

First Known Use of potboy

1662, in the meaning defined above

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“Potboy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/potboy. Accessed 24 May. 2022.

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