– in a bar: used to describe a drink that has been abandoned DEAD 1985 UK sl.
– tending bar BEHIND THE STICK Bk1998 sl.

– a bar BALL JOINT M19 sl., orig. US
– a bar BARRIER 1910s Aust. sl.
– a bar DAMP BAZAAR M19 rhyming sl.
– a bar GAFF 1930s sl.
– a bar GUZZERY 1890s Amer. sl.
– a bar HOLE IN THE WALL 1910s US sl.
– a bar JACK 1970s rhyming sl. ‘jack tar’ = bar
– a bar LUSHPAD 1940s African-American sl.
– a bar NEAR AND FAR 1909 Amer. rhyming sl.
– a bar OASIS 1956 US sl.
– a bar, a club or that area of a club where older gay men gather WRINKLE ROOM 1970s homosexual sl.
– a bar, a hotel WALLOPER 1930s sl.
– a bar; anywhere where alcoholic refreshment is available WATER HOLE 1950s sl.
– a bar; anywhere where alcoholic refreshment is available WATERING HOLE 1950s sl.
– a bar, a tap-room TAP 1725 colloq.
– a bar, a tavern BUFFET 1890 Amer. dial.
– a bar, a tavern LUSH STASH 1900s African-American sl.
– a bar, club, etc. that charges exorbitant prices CLIP-JOINT 1932 sl., orig. US
– a bar, club, or stall serving either alcoholic or non-alcoholic liquor JUICE-JOINT 1927 US sl.
– a bar counter MAHOGANY 1896 Amer. sl.
– a bar featuring topless dancers SHAKERS 1994 US sl.
– a bar frequented by homosexuals SNAKEPIT 1950s US homosexual sl.
– a bar frequented by male prostitutes and their clients ADVERTISING BAR 1960s US homosexual sl.
– a bar or other public place where people gather in search of sexual partners MEAT RACK 1962 US sl.
– a bar or restaurant where beer is brewed on the premises BREWPUB Bk1998 sl.
– a bar or saloon LUSH DRUM 19C UK criminals’ & US sl.
– a bar or saloon LUSHERY L19 sl.
– a bar or saloon LUSH-HOUSE L19 sl.
– a bar or saloon LUSHING CRIB 19C sl.
– a bar or tavern LOG 1950 US sl.
– a bar or tavern, esp. one that features entertainment WINE SHED 1972 Amer. dial.
– a bar patronised by homosexuals SISSY BAR 1982 US sl.
– a barroom SAMPLE ROOM 1856 Amer. dial.
– a barroom for men only BOAR’S NEST 1927 Amer. dial.
– a bar selling inferior or cheap liquor SMOKE JOINT 1931 US sl.
– a bar selling inferior or cheap liquor SMOKE-SHOP 1937
– a bar that caters to a young, unattached clientele SINGLES BAR 1969 US sl.
– a bar that surreptitiously remains open after the legal closing time SNEAK-IN 1951 US sl.
– a bar where women coax customers to buy drinks B JOINT 1993 US sl.
– a beer-saloon, usually one in which food is served BRASSERIE 1882
– a business establishment that makes a practice of fleecing customers; a club, bar, etc. where the unwary will be swindled GYP FLAT;  GYP JOINT 1927 Amer. sl.
– a cellar barroom; a dive CHAIN-LOCKER 1868 US nautical sl.
– a cheap bar or saloon GUZZLE CRIB L19 US sl.
– a cheap bar or saloon GUZZLERY 1890s Amer. sl.
– a cheap bar or saloon GUZZLE SHOP 1890s Amer. sl.
– a cheap or shabby bar or other public establishment BLUE GOOSE 1966 Amer. dial.
– a cheap, usually disreputable, saloon and gambling place HONKY-TONK 1894 US sl.
– a cocktail lounge COCKTAILERY 1981 US sl.
– a dirty, dilapidated saloon CHEAP JOHN 20C Amer. sl.
– a dishonest, disreputable, vice-ridden drinking establishment DEADFALL 1837 US sl.
– a disreputable drinking saloon CRIB 1823 sl., chiefly US
– a disreputable drinking saloon DRUM 1859 sl., chiefly US
– a disreputable tavern POTHOUSE 1809 Amer. dial.
– a disreputable tavern POTHOUSE GROCERY 1837 Amer. dial.
– a disreputable tavern or other place of resort SHEBANG 1862 Amer. dial.
– a down-market bar, or gambling saloon SAWDUST JOINT 20C sl.
– a down-market bar, or gambling saloon SAWDUST PARLOR 20C sl.
– a down-market bar, or gambling saloon SAWDUST PLACE 20C sl.
– a down-market bar, or gambling saloon SAWDUST SALOON 20C sl.
– a drinking bar, a low public house LUSH-CRIB 1819 sl.
– a drinking house ABS-LUSHERY M19 UK criminals’ sl.
– a drinking house, a pot-house CABARET 1656
– a drinking house, a tavern bar TOUTING-KEN 1676 obs.
– a drinking room where quizzing or bantering is carried on CHAFFING CRIB Bk1890 sl.
– a high-class saloon ICE PALACE 1920s US criminals’ sl.
– a house for the clandestine sale of drink; an unlicensed drink-shop HUSH-SHOP 1844
– a house where ale is sold YILL-HOUSE 1817 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– a house where intoxicating liquor is sold and drunk; an ale-house; a tavern TIPPLING-HOUSE 1547 obs.
– a liquor store (American Business College) ABC 1940s African-American sl.
– a low alehouse BOUSING KEN 1596 thieves’ sl. obs.
– a low bar-room; a ‘dive’ ARK 1950s US sl.
– a low-class barroom or dive HELL’S HALF-ACRE 1874 Amer. dial.
– a low-class drinking-saloon BARREL HOUSE 1888 US
– a low-class drinking-saloon BARREL SHOP 1904 US
– a low-class gaming saloon SILVER HELL c1840 colloq.
– a low-class or illegal bar or saloon; a honky-tonk CORN WHISKEY HOUSE 2003 Amer. dial.
– a low-class or illegal bar or saloon; a honky-tonk WHISKEY HOUSE 1828 Amer. dial.
– a low drinking shop TOM AND JERRY 1865 sl.
– a low public house LUSH-CRIB 1819 sl.
– a low public house or alehouse LUSH-PANNY 19C Brit. sl.
– a low saloon for depraved men and women, conducted by an Italian DAGO-SHOP 1891 US sl., derogatory
– a man’s ordinary haunt, as a tavern, ale-house, gaming-house, etc OFFICE a1700 sl. obs
– an after-hours bar; a speakeasy; an unlicensed drinking house BLUE PIG 1950s US sl.
– an after-hours bar, club, or restaurant AFTER-HOURS 1950s US sl.
– an alehouse BARLEY-ISLAND a1640 obs.
– an alehouse; a low-class inn TIPPLING-INN 1590 Eng. dial.
– an alehouse (‘an ale’) NALE 1808 Sc.
– an alehouse; a tavern; a house where intoxicating liquor is sold and drunk BIBBING-HOUSE a1704
– an alehouse or low public house LUSH-PANNY 19C Brit. sl.
– an alehouse or saloon LUSH KEN 1790 criminal sl.
– an alehouse or saloon LUSHING KEN 1790 criminal sl.
– an alehouse or tavern BOOZING KEN Bk1890 sl.
– an all-night tavern BREAK-O’-DAY DRUM L19 sl.
– a neighbourhood tavern NABE 1979 Amer. sl.
– an establishment that sells alcohol illegally, by the drink GOLD MINE 1978 US sl.
– an illegal bar BLIND PIG 1870 sl.
– an illicit bar HOLE IN THE WALL M19 sl.
– an illicit liquor store or drinking club, esp. during Prohibition SPEAKEASY 1889 sl., orig. & chiefly US
– an inn, a public-house IND Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– an inn or tavern ORDINARY 1637 Amer. dial.
– an inn or tavern VENT 1577 obs.
– an off-licence BEER-OFF 1939 Brit. sl.
– an off-license; orig. a counter in a public house over which alcohol could be sold for consumption off the premises OFFIE;  OFFY 1950s sl.
– an out-of-the-way drinking saloon SIDE-POCKET L19 US sl.
– an unlicensed drinking house, a speakeasy, an ‘after-hours’ bar BLUE PIG 1950s US sl.
– an unlicensed public-house; a small beer-shop TIDDLE-A-WINK;  TIDDLEY-WINK;  TIDDLYWINK;  TIDLEY-WINK 1844 sl.
– any public house called the Crown SIGN OF THE FIVE SHILLINGS 1785 sl.
– a particularly unappealing bar or saloon DEAD HOUSE L19 US sl.
– a place of entertainment for public drinking favoured by the rich WATERING PLACE L19 US sl.
– a place that sells liquor illegally BLIND TIGER 1857 Amer. sl.
– a place to gather to drink moonshine, dance, gamble, and fight; a honky-tonk TONK 1939 Amer. dial.
– a place where alcoholic drink is sold and consumed SALOON 1841 chiefly US & Can.
– a place where alcohol is available WATERING HOUSE L18 sl.
– a place where alcohol is available WATERING PLACE L18 sl.
– a place where alcohol is served illegally JUICE JOINT 1932 US sl.
– a place where alcohol is sold ALE DRAPERY 1593 colloq. obs.
– a place where ale is sold YILL-SHOP 1890 Sc.
– a place where drinking, usually illegal or irregular, takes place SACKWAH L20 W. Indies sl.
– a place where liquor is sold and consumed illegally TIGER 1905 Amer. dial.
– a place where liquor is sold and consumed illegally TIGER HOUSE 1965 Amer. dial.
– a place where liquor is sold by the drink SHOT HOUSE 1974 Amer. dial.
– a place where liquor was sold and consumed illegally BLIND 1967 Amer. dial.
– a place where liquor was sold and consumed illegally BLIND ALLEY 1966 Amer. dial.
– a place where liquor was sold and consumed illegally BLIND ONION 1967 Amer. dial.
– a place where liquor was sold and consumed illegally CHIPPY JOINT 1965 Amer. dial.
– a place where liquor was sold and consumed illegally SHINNY 1966 Amer. dial.
– a place where liquor was sold and consumed illegally WILDCAT HOUSE 1965 Amer. dial.
– a public hotel that opens early in the morning to cater for shift workers EARLY OPENER 1981 Aust. sl.
– a public house BATTLE AND CRUISER 1960 UK rhyming sl. for ‘boozer’
– a public house BATTLE CRUISER 1960 UK rhyming sl. for ‘boozer’
– a public-house BEER-SHIP 1894 Eng. dial.
– a public house BOOZER  1895 Brit., Aust. & Irish sl.
– a public house CAN-HOUSE Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– a public house CHURCH WITH A CHIMNEY IN IT Bk1890 sl.
– a public house CLINIC c1955 sl.
– a public house HAGGER-MAKER’S SHOP Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– a public house IVY-BUSH 1576
– a public house LAMB-DOWN SHOP Bk1999 Aust. sl.
– a public house LAMBING-DOWN SHOP L19 Aust. sl.
– a public house MAN-TRAP L19 Aust. sl.
– a public house NEWS OF THE DAY L19 UK criminals’ sl.
– a public house NUCLEAR SUB Brit. rhyming sl.
– a public house O-BE-JOYFUL HOUSE 19C sl.
– a public house O-BE-JOYFUL WORKS 19C sl.
– a public house PEEVER 20C market-traders’ sl.
– a public house PEG-HOUSE 1922 sl.
– a public house RAMP 1935 UK sl.
– a public house RUB-A-DUB 1926 Aust. & NZ rhyming sl.
– a public house RUB-A-DUB-DUB 1926 Aust. & NZ rhyming sl.
– a public house RUBBEDY;  RUBBERDY 1898 Aust. sl.
– a public house RUBBEDY-DUB 1898 Aust. & NZ rhyming sl.
– a public house RUBBETTY;  RUBBITY 1898 Aust. sl.
– a public house RUBBITTY-DUB;  RUBBITY-DUB 1898 Aust. & NZ rhyming sl.
– a public house RUPPERTY 1898 Aust. sl.
– a public house SUCK-CASA Bk1904 sl.
– a public house; a beer-house JERRY-SHOP 1851 sl.
– a public house, a drink-shop; a place to get drunk in DRUNKERY 1836
– a public house, a tavern BUDGE KAIN 19C Sc.
– a public house, a tavern BUDGING KEN M19 sl.
– a public house, a tavern BUNGERY L19 sl.
– a public house; a tavern TIPPLING KEN L16 sl.
– a public house; a tavern TIPPLING OFFICE L16 sl.
– a public house; a tavern TIPPLING SCHOOL L16 sl.
– a public house; a tavern TIPPLING SHOP L16 sl.
– a public house; a tavern TIPPLING TENEMENT L16 sl.
– a public house, esp. an illicit or unlicensed one SHANTY M19 Aust. & NZ
– a public house frequented by (impecunious) writers and artists BOHEMIAN BUNGERY L19 sl.
– a public house frequented by ‘single men and their wives’, i.e. prostitutes and their male clients SLEEK AND SLUM (SHOP) E19 sl.
– a public house noted for violence or rowdiness BLOOD-HOUSE 1913 Aust. & NZ sl.
– a public house serving the immediate neighbourhood LOCAL 1934 Brit. sl.
– a public-house, tavern, etc. GARGLE-FACTORY 1913 sl.
– a public house that sells inferior drink SHIPOO;  SHYPOO 1903 Aust. sl.
– a public house that sells inferior drink SHYPOO HOUSE 1903 Aust. sl.
– a public house that sells inferior drink SHYPOO JOINT 1903 Aust. sl.
– a public house that sells inferior drink SHYPOO SHANTY L19 Aust. & NZ sl.
– a public house that sells inferior drink SHYPOO SHOP 1903 Aust. sl.
– a public house, the boozer CABIN CRUISER Brit. rhyming sl.
– a public house where duplicitous servants meet criminals to plan mutually beneficial robberies SERVANT LURK M19 sl.
– a public house where only one drink is allowed in a given period; the customer must then go out and come back before being eligible for another ONE-DRINK HOUSE L19 sl.
– a public house, whose sign shows a lion, bull, bear, or other creature ANIMAL L19 sl.
– a roadside tavern CANTEEN Bk1892 S. Afr. sl.
– a room in an outback public house set aside for those who are incapably drunk DEAD HOUSE M19 Aust. sl.
– a room off a saloon, into which a barkeeper or the bouncer could slide drunk lumberjacks head first through swinging doors from the bar-room SNAKE ROOM 1908 Amer. dial. esp. logging usage
– a rough and rowdy bar with rough and rowdy patrons GUT BUCKET 1970 US sl.
– a rough public house BLOODHOUSE Bk1999 Aust. sl.
– a rural tavern LAMBING-DOWN SHANTY L19 Aust. sl.
– a saloon DRAFT BOARD Bk2006 US sl.
– a saloon GROCERY 1806 Amer. dial.
– a saloon GUZZERY 1890s Amer. sl.
– a saloon SAMPLE ROOM 1856 Amer. dial.
– a saloon SHOE-POLISH SHOP 1900s US sl.
– a saloon; a cheap dive BLOODY BUCKET 1966 Amer. dial.
– a saloon, a low drinking establishment DIVE 1871 sl., orig. US
– a saloon; a place where spirituous liquors are sold; a groggery; a ‘dive’ DOGHOLE 1818 Amer. dial.
– a saloon; a place where spirituous liquors are sold; a groggery; a ‘dive’ DOGGERY 1821 Amer. dial.
– a saloon; a tough bar; a cheap dive BUCKET OF BLOOD 1938 Amer. dial.
– a saloon or alehouse LUSHING KEN 1790 criminal sl.
– a saloon or alehouse LUSH KEN 1790 criminal sl.
– a saloon or bar LUSH DRUM 19C UK criminals’ & US sl.
– a saloon or bar LUSHERY L19 sl.
– a saloon or bar LUSH-HOUSE L19 sl.
– a saloon or bar LUSHING CRIB 19C sl.
– a saloon with a theatre attached BOX-HOUSE 1951 Amer. dial.
– a small inn or ale-house MINCH-HOUSE 1818 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– a speakeasy GROCERY 1806 Amer. dial.
– a speakeasy RED ONION 1930 Amer. dial.
– a speakeasy SHINE HOUSE 1965 Amer. dial.
– a speakeasy SPEAK 1930 US sl.
– a speakeasy SPEAKO 1931 US sl.
– a speakeasy, a tavern BUFFET 1890 Amer. dial.
– a speakeasy; a cheap dive BLOODY BUCKET 1966 Amer. dial.
– a speakeasy; a tough bar; a cheap dive BUCKET OF BLOOD 1938 Amer. dial.
– a squalid, disreputable bar or public house BLOOD-HOUSE 19C Aust. sl.
– a squalid drinking establishment PIGGERY M19 US sl.
– a tavern DRAFT BOARD Bk2006 US sl.
– a tavern FILL-MILL Bk2006 US sl.
– a tavern ICEHOUSE 1988 Amer. dial.
– a tavern PISS-FACTORY 19C sl.
– a tavern RAMP 1910s Aust. sl.
– a tavern, a bar LUSH STASH 1900s African-American sl.
– a tavern; a house where intoxicating liquor is sold and drunk BIBBING-HOUSE a1704
– a tavern, a public house TIPPLING KEN L16 sl.
– a tavern, a public house TIPPLING OFFICE L16 sl.
– a tavern, a public house TIPPLING SCHOOL L16 sl.
– a tavern, a public house TIPPLING SHOP L16 sl.
– a tavern; a public house TIPPLING TENEMENT L16 sl.
– a tavern, a small inn; a refreshment bar or room BUVETTE 1753
– a tavern offering bedrooms for the night DARK HOUSE L17 sl.
– a tavern or brothel, or both combined RED-GRATE c1622 sl.
– a tavern or inn ORDINARY 1637 Amer. dial.
– a tavern or public house IVY-BUSH 1576
– a tavern, plainer than an inn ORDINARY 1774 US
– a tavern that opens after the legal closing hour BLIND PIG 1870 sl.
– a tavern with a beer-garden LUST-HOUSE 1783
– a variety of late-night bars and music-halls on or near the Strand, London, usually situated below ground level DARKIES M19 sl.
– one of the bars in certain pubs in Britain and Ireland, offering intimate seating for only a few persons; the bar-parlour of a public house or inn SNUG M19 sl.
– the back room of a saloon where patrons may enjoy a slightly quieter and more salubrious atmosphere than in the rowdier front VELVET ROOM M19 US sl.
– the bar of a public house at which alcoholic liquors are sold for consumption off the premises JUG AND BOTTLE 1894
– the bar-parlour of an inn or public-house SNUGGERY 1837
– the bar-room in a golf club-house THE NINETEENTH HOLE 1901 sl., orig. US
– the saloon bar of a public house BALLOON (CAR) 20C sl.

– a cleaning rag used by a bartender TABLE ZAMBONI 1987 US sl.
– after-hours drinking in a public house AFTERS 1930s Brit. sl.
– a hectic session of buying and drinking beers by men in a public bar near to closing time, which from 1916 to 1955 was, for many hotels, 6 p.m. SIX O’CLOCK SWILL 1955 Aust. sl.
– a line of credit at a bar or any other type of business TAB ACTION; TAB ISSUE 1940s African-American sl.
– a merrymaking in a public-house TANSY 1857 Eng. dial.
– an ale-house sign RED-LATTICE 1596 sl.
– an unpaid score at a public house MAD DOG 20C Aust. sl.
– a public house bar counter RAMP 1935 UK sl.
– a reckoning at a tavern; a tavern-bill LAWING 1535 Sc.
– a screen or partition, formerly in bars, later in restaurants that serve alcoholic drinks, that separates bartenders from their customers in accordance with Utah liquor laws ZION CURTAIN 2009 Amer. dial.
– a shelf or high table in a bar provided for standing drinkers LEANER 1995 NZ sl.
– a slow progress from one pub to another, drinking at each one PUB CRAWL 1915 sl.
– a tavern sign IVY-BUSH 1580
– tavern expenses TAVERNRY 1792 Sc. obs.
– tending bar BAR-DOGGING 1971 Amer. dial.
– the counter surface in a bar LOG 1967 US sl.
– the drainings of pots and glasses REMAINDER Bk1903 sl.
– the practice of frequenting taverns POPINATION 1623 obs. rare
– the rapid consumption of alcohol in a pub just before closing time SWILL 1945 Aust. & NZ sl.
– the rushed consumption of (mainly jugs of) beer between office closing and bar closing, and esp. from just before the final serving time of 6 p.m. to 6.15 p.m. when bars were cleared SIX O’CLOCK RUSH;  SIX O’CLOCK SCRUM  1959 NZ sl.
– the stealing of pewter tankards from public houses CAT-SNEAKING L19 sl.
– the stealing of tankards from taverns CLINKING M19 UK criminals’ sl.

– a barmaid BAZAAR-MAID 1910 Aust. sl.
– a barmaid HEBE 1606
– a barmaid POT POLISHER 1911 Aust. sl.
– a barmaid, a woman who serves in a bar BEER-JUGGER 1883 UK sl.
– a bartender APRON 1920s African-American sl.
– a bartender APRON-MAN E17 sl.
– a bartender BAR-KEEP 1846 US colloq.
– a bartender BAR-DOG 1907 US Western sl.
– a bartender BAR-HOP 1908 US sl.
– a bartender BARSLAVE 1926 US West sl.
– a bartender BAR STEWARD 1888
– a bartender BARTARIAN Bk1942 Amer. sl. 
– a bartender BEER JERK 1986 US sl.
– a bartender BEER-JUGGLER 1882 Aust. & US sl.
– a bartender BEERTENDER Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– a bartender BOOZE HISTER Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– a bartender BOUNCER Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– a bartender BUNG Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– a bartender BUNG-STARTER L19 US sl.
– a bartender FIZZICAL CULTURIST Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– a bartender GIN-JERKER 1878 sl.
– a bartender GIN-MILLIST 1876 US sl.
– a bartender GIN-WRANGLER 1971 US Western sl.
– a bartender JIGGER BOY Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– a bartender MIXER 1858 Amer. sl.
– a bartender POT-JOSTLER 1880 Aust. sl.
– a bartender POUR-OUT MAN Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– a bartender; a boy who serves at the bar of a public-house BAR-BOY Bk1881
– a bartender; a man who draws the beer, etc. for the customers in a public house TAVERNER c1400
– a bartender; a man who serves at the bar of a public-house, etc. BARMAN 1837
– a bartender; a person who mixes gin slings or other cocktails; a bartender GIN SLINGER 1871
– a bartender, a waiter APRONER c1600 colloq.
– a bartender, esp. as a mixer of cocktails MIXOLOGIST M19 sl. orig. US
– a bartender in an Italian or Italian-style bar BARISTA 1982
– a bartender or waiter in a beer saloon BEER-SLINGER 1866 sl. 
– a bartender who draws beer in a saloon BEER-YANKER 1881 US sl.
– a boy or (usually young) man who serves wine, or another alcoholic drink, as his master’s cup-bearer; later also, a boy or young man employed to serve drinks or collect glasses in a public house, bar, etc., or at an event GANYMEDE 1608
– a boy or young man employed in a public house, etc. to serve drinks or collect glasses BEER-BOY 1841
– a boy who collects the pots belonging to an ale-house, sent out with beer to private houses NECK-STAMPER c1696 sl.
– a brewer of a public house BUNG 1860 sl.
– a carrier for an illicit grog-shop MAIL 1940s S. Afr. sl.
– a customer, as in a public house HACK 1964 NZ sl.
– a customer to be refused service EIGHTY-SIX 1936 US sl.
– a distiller or retailer of spirits GIN SPINNER 1778 hist. rare
– a female bartender BAR-BITCH 2015 US Western sl.
– a female bartender BAR-GIRL 1857
– a female publican YAL-WEEAN Bk1873 Eng. dial.
– a female publican YAL-WIFE Bk1873 Eng. dial.
– a female tapster, a bartender TAPSTRESS 1631
– a flashily dressed public house landlady MARM POOSEY L19 sl.
– a flashily dressed public house landlady MARM-PUSS L19 sl.
– a garrulous customer HEADACHE Bk1962 Amer. bartenders’ sl.
– a general helper, esp. in a public house USEFUL 1866 Aust. sl.
– a girl in a beer joint frequented by servicemen HIDE 1971 Amer. dial.
– a hanger-on at a saloon MOOCHER;  MOOTCHER;  MOUCHER Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– a landlady of a public house or tavern LUCKY 1717 Sc. rare
– a landlord COVE OF THE BUDGING-KEN M19 sl.
– a landlord of a public house BUNG 1860 sl.
– a landlord of a public house COVEE c1815 sl.
– a man employed in a public house; a barman POT-MAN 1652
– a man who goes into a saloon and squats there like a toad on a rock BAR TOAD 1958 Amer. loggers’ usage
– a member of a drinking party who leaves the establishment without paying for his round FOX Bk1999 Aust. sl., derogatory
– an alehouse-keeper ALE DRAPER Bk1890 sl.
– an alehouse-keeper; a tavern-keeper GANNEKER;  GANNOKER c1380 obs.
– an ale-wife; one who sells liquors GILL-WIFE 1856 Sc. obs.
– an idle hanger-on about inn-yards CAD 19C Eng.
– an inexperienced bartender GAWK Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– a person employed to sit in a bar and encourage other patrons to buy drinks SITTER 1938 US sl.
– a person, usually a strong man, employed to maintain and restore order in a bar, restaurant, club or performance BOUNCER 1883 US sl.
– a person who carries drinks to the customers in a tavern or other drinking establishment POTGIRL Bk1968
– a person who collects empty glasses from bar tables GLASSIE 2013 Aust. sl.
– a person who does odd jobs in a bar or saloon in exchange for drinks MOPSTICK US
– a person who frequents tavern yards and persuades customers to patronize another inn, for which they are paid by its landlord CADDEE E19 sl.
– a person who frequents the benches of a tavern BENCHER 1534
– a person who goes on a pub crawl PUB-CRAWLER 1910 sl.
– a person who is licensed to sell liquors to be drunk, and to entertain travellers and lodgers TAVERN-KEEPER 1611
– a person who keeps or manages a bar for refreshments BAR-KEEPER 1712
– a person whom a publican has debarred from being served at his bar SCRATCHED-MAN 1901 Eng. dial.
– a person who practises or advocates the practice of the wrecking of drinking saloons as a protest against the liquor traffic SALOON SMASHER 1901 US sl.
– a person who scrounges drinks in a public house LIGHT-ALE BANDIT 1970s UK criminals’ sl.
– a person who sells ale YILL-SELLER 1887 Sc.
– a person whose work is drawing beer from a bar tap into glasses or growlers BEER-JERKER 1868 Amer. sl.
– a person who taps casks or draws liquor; a tavern-keeper, an innkeeper TAPPER a1000 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– a pot-boy TOP-YOB M19 back sl.
– a professed tout to innkeepers, but one occasionally acts as a ‘smasher’ COVEE  c1810 sl.
– a public house landlady MAT M19 sl.
– a public house landlady MOT;  MOTT;  MOTTE 1858 sl.
– a public house landlady MOTHER 1833 sl.
– a public house landlord GOV’NOR;  GUV’NOR 1999 UK sl.
– a publican BEGGAR-MAKER 1790 Eng. dial.
– a publican GLUCOSE-SLINGER 1885 Aust. sl.
– a publican HABERDASHER 1821 colloq.
– a publican NICK AND FROTH a1625 sl.
– a publican NICK-POT 17C sl.
– a publican TAP-LASH c1648 obs., contemptuous usage
– a publican WALLOP-MERCHANT 1905 Aust. sl.
– a publican, a tapster KNIGHT OF THE SPIGOT 1821 sl.
– a publican; a tapster, an innkeeper; from the colour of his apron ADMIRAL OF THE BLUE c1425 obs.
– a publican brewing  his own beer ABRAHAM GRAINS Bk1889 thieves’ sl. obs.
– a publican who affects not to notice the breaking of the law GAME PUBLICAN 19C sl.
– a retailer of ale and other intoxicating liquor; a tapster; a tavern-keeper TIPPLER 1396 obs.
– a saloon keeper SALOONIST 1882 US
– a saloon keeper SALOON-KEEPER 1849 US
– a scrounger who frequents taverns in the hope of finding someone willing to buy them a drink BACK-ROW HOPPER 1909 sl.
– a servant at a public-house who attends to the pots or glasses, cleaning them, carrying them out, calling them, etc. POT-BOY c1662 arch.
– a shanty-keeper or landlord who persuades men to spend all their money on drink LAMBER-DOWN L19 Aust. & NZ  sl.
– a sneaking, cutthroat ale-house keeper or innkeeper QUEER BUFFER L17 sl.
– a tapster FAUCET 1614 obs., contemptuous usage
– a tapster SQUIRE OF THE GIMLET c1670 colloq.
– a tavern-keeper GANNEKER;  GANNOKER c1380 obs.
– a tavern-keeper TABERNARIUS Bk1855
– a tavern-keeper; an innkeeper TABERNER 1361 Sc.
– a tavern-keeper, an innkeeper TAVERNER a1300 arch.
– a tavern landlady MORT OF THE BOOZING KEN 1741 UK criminals’ sl. obs.
– a tavern waiter DASH c1660 sl.
– a too-frequent frequenter of bars and saloons BAR-FLY 1906 US sl.
– a topless barmaid SKIMPY 2003 Aust. sl.
– a waiter or waitress who serves beer BEER-JERKER 1868 Amer. sl.
– a woman employed to encourage customers to buy drinks in a bar B-GIRL 1936 US sl.
– a woman, frequently a prostitute, used to entice customers to buy drinks at a bar BAR-GIRL Bk1980 Amer. sl. 
– a woman who brews or sells ale YILL-WIFE 1790 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– a woman who brews or sells beer LUCKY 1717 Sc. rare
– a woman who runs an illicit township bar or shebeen QUEEN 1940s S. Afr. sl.
– a woman who sells ale over the counter BANNALANNA Bk1910 Ireland
– the keeper of a cabaret; an alehouse or tavern-keeper in France CABARETIER Bk1885
– the keeper of a gin mill (a drinking saloon or bar, esp. a disreputable or seedy one) GIN MILLER 1870 US colloq. rare
– the keeper of a gin shop (a tavern or public house selling chiefly gin) GIN-SHOPPER 1831 Brit. obs. rare
– the master of a public house; a sneaking, cut-throat innkeeper QUEER BLUFFER L17 cant

– lagging behind fellow drinkers in a pub DRAGGING THE CHAIN Bk1999 Aust. sl., orig. shearing usage

– to buy drinks at a bar DECORATE THE MAHOGANY 1908 US sl.
– to buy drinks for everyone in a bar or public house CHARTER THE BAR L19 sl.
– to buy drinks for everyone in a bar or public house CHARTER THE GROCERY L19 sl.
– to chalk up a debt on the wall of a public house WALL IT L18 sl.
– to drink freely at a bar RUSH THE CAN 1919 US sl.
– to drink with friends at the opening of a new tavern DAMP THE SAWDUST c1860 sl.
– to eject or bar from a premises; generally, to reject or abandon EIGHTY-SIX 1958 US sl.
– to leave a bar or public house after spending all one’s cash on drink TAKE WATER 20C Aust.
– to order drinks without paying for each one, paying instead the entire bill at the end of the session RUN A TAB 1995 US colloq.
– to pay a bar bill and leave the bar TAB OUT 1992 US sl.
– to pay for something at a bar DECORATE 1908 US sl.
– to run a score at a public-house DAB IT UP (WITH) c1820
– to run up an alehouse score STRIKE A LIGHT Bk1904 sl.
– to run up credit at a public house WALK UP AGAINST THE WALL L18 sl.
– to run up credit at a public house WALK UP THE WALL L18 sl.
– to take drink (illegally) from a public house, esp. after hours RUN THE RABBIT 1895 Aust. sl.

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