noun Date: 14th century a maker of malt

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Maltster — Malt ster, n. A maltman. Swift. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • maltster — maker of malt, early 14c. (late 13c. as a surname), from MALT (Cf. malt) + STER (Cf. ster) …   Etymology dictionary

  • maltster — [môlt′stər] n. one who makes or sells malt …   English World dictionary

  • Maltster — Recorded in a number of spellings including Malt, a short form or nickname, which may also derive from the womans name Maud, Malter, Maltman, Maltmaker, Maltster, Malthouse and Malthus, this is an English medieval residential or occupational… …   Surnames reference

  • maltster — /mawlt steuhr/, n. a maker of or dealer in malt. [1325 75; ME malt(e)stere. See MALT, STER] * * * …   Universalium

  • maltster — noun A person who makes malt; a malter …   Wiktionary

  • maltster — n. malt maker, person who makes malt …   English contemporary dictionary

  • maltster — noun Brit. a person who makes malt …   English new terms dictionary

  • maltster — malt·ster …   English syllables

  • maltster — /ˈmɔltstə/ (say mawltstuh), /ˈmɒltstə/ (say moltstuh) noun a maker of or dealer in malt …   Australian English dictionary

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