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butlery

[ buht-luh-ree ]

noun

, plural but·ler·ies.
  1. a butler's room or pantry; buttery.


butlery

/ ˈbʌtlərɪ /

noun

  1. a butler's room
  2. another name for buttery 2


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Word History and Origins

Origin of butlery1

First recorded in 1250–1300, butlery is from the Middle English word botelerie. See butler, -y 3

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Example Sentences

It is for butlery, as chancery (see p. 88) is for chancelry.

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