One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
(A) Provisions bought in rather than made in the house, especially meat and fish. (b) A place of storage of, or staff responsible for, such provisions in a large household, specifically the English royal household.
Early 16th century. Either from acate + -ry, or alteration of achatry after acate.
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