Definition of butlery in English:

butlery

noun

  • (in a large house) a small room where crockery, cutlery, and sometimes food and drink were kept.

    ‘ale was supplied from the butlery’
    • ‘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.’
    pantry, storage room, storeroom, store, food store, cupboard
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Pronunciation

butlery

/ˈbʌtləri/