pantryman

[ pan-tree-muh n ]
/ ˈpæn tri mən /

noun, plural pan·try·men.

a person who works in or has charge of a pantry, as aboard ship or in a hospital.

Origin of pantryman

First recorded in 1555–65; pantry + -man
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Examples from the Web for pantryman

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

  • 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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