- an auxiliary serving table.
- a serving stand with tiers of revolving shelves.
- a serving cart.
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Puig grew up atop the company’s offices and factory, in a six-story building in the Eixample district where a noisy dumbwaiter carried packages to the street and large tanks of alcohol sat in the basement.Mariano Puig, who grew his family business into a fashion powerhouse, dies at 93|Harrison Smith|April 23, 2021|Washington Post
The morning after a wild night, Stone whips up some eggs and English muffins and sends them upstairs in a dumbwaiter to Carrie.
Two or three houses that I have known had a very simple rough dumbwaiter running from the cellar up into a window-seat.Making a Fireplace|Henry H. Saylor
Shut off from every other means of escape, they remembered the dumbwaiter that ran from the kitchen up to the floors above.The Young Engineers in Arizona|H. Irving Hancock
The boys would take them off of this dumbwaiter and carry them over on to a little table near the checker stand.Warren Commission (3 of 26): Hearings Vol. III (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
For it opened upon what seemed to be just a dumbwaiter shaft.The Bradys' Chinese Clew|Francis Worcester Doughty
All dishes are to be removed quietly, and either placed in a dumbwaiter or given in charge of a maidservant just outside the door.Social Life|Maud C. Cooke
British Dictionary definitions for dumbwaiter
- a stand placed near a dining table to hold food
- a revolving circular tray placed on a table to hold foodUS and Canadian name: lazy Susan