One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A person in charge of a wine cellar.
- ‘They pulled a good load of fine southern grape wine back up here, selling most to the Lord's cellarman, and bought a house for one of themselves with the profits from the two cargoes.’
- ‘His father Friedrich was the cellarman and sexton of the local church.’
- ‘The secret to success in keeping the ale perfectly clear on a rolling railway carriage was that the beer was decanted into special containers, said David Atkinson, joint cellarman.’
- ‘By grasping this projection, the cellarman could slide the bit back and forth, opening and closing the spigot.’
- ‘Kay's next TV appearance will be a cameo role in Coronation Street, playing a cellarman called Eric who goes on a disastrous date with landlady Shelley.’
- ‘He then threatened the pub's cellarman and a female chef who arrived a short time later and tied them up.’
- ‘But I decided to place my trust in the hands of the Fleece's cellarman and ordered a pint of Theakston's XB.’
- ‘A cellarman at the Ship Hotel in Liverpool Road, Irlam, pleaded guilty to substituting another brand for Smirnoff Vodka.’
- ‘A former pupil of Bingley Grammar School, he had worked as a roofer and also as a bar cellarman at the Midland Hotel in Bingley.’
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