M.—Oh, your highness, I beg your pardon—that was only our scullion, looking out to see you.
Was there ever such a piece of folly as to exchange your pipes for a scullion's ladle?
And the scullion fell fast asleep, and when the Master Cook came back he found the goose as black as the chimney.
At this moment the cook strolled up and saw his scullion standing there.
They all looked directly at the scullion;—the scullion had been just scouring a fish kettle—It was not fair.
How, if at all, is his character developed by his service as a scullion?
Smoury inspired his scullion, then sixteen years of age, "with an ardent curiosity for the printed word."
Let there be one of the house wi' a soul above a scullion or a groom.
Each should be educated in every department from directrice to scullion.
While Cherubino, the waiter, teaches you how to be a scullion, I will instruct you in philosophy.
"low-ranking domestic servant who performs menial kitchen tasks," late 15c., perhaps from Middle French escouillon "a swab, cloth," diminutive of escouve "broom, twig," from Latin scopa (plural scopæ) "broom," related to scapus "shaft, stem." Or an alteration of Old French souillon "scullion," by influence of scullery.