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(in a large house) a small room where crockery, cutlery, and sometimes food and drink were kept.‘ale was supplied from the butlery’
pantry, storage room, storeroom, store, food store, cupboardView synonyms
- ‘The house has a wide front porch and has three large rooms, a butlery and a bathroom.’
- ‘At the other end of the cloister were the kitchens, butleries, pantries, and offices.’
- ‘The dining room offers the convenience of a butlery.’
- ‘The cooked foods go from the range to the butlery.’
- ‘Within it was a great banqueting hall, many smaller chambers in which the ladies might take their ease, kitchens and butleries, and every sort of comfort.’
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