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pantryman

[ pan-tree-muhn ]
/ ˈpæn tri mən /
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noun, plural pan·try·men.
a person who works in or has charge of a pantry, as aboard ship or in a hospital.
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Origin of pantryman

First recorded in 1555–65; pantry + -man
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How to use pantryman in a sentence

  • He was uneasy in his borrowed clothes—he had surrendered his own garments to a pantryman who had volunteered to dry them.

  • If the customers complains that the fork got on it a piece Bismarck herring, that is from the pantryman a Schuld.

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  • When the gaoler reproved him for his tricks, he would call him the hangmans pantryman, and general storekeeper of sin.

  • It was in a swell hotel run by an Englishman and Billy was installed as pantryman.

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