noun, plural scul·ler·ies. Chiefly British.
Origin of scullery
Examples from the Web for scullery
There were no scullery chores or sewing for this spirited redhead.
The light that came into the scullery was no longer grey, but red.The War of the Worlds|H. G. Wells
He kept his tools in the stable, and it was his duty to lock it up and hang the key on the nail inside the scullery door.The Lowest Rung|Mary Cholmondeley
It is pickled walnuts she is gathering from the Boot Tree in the scullery.The Zankiwank and The Bletherwitch|S. J. Adair Fitzgerald
British Dictionary definitions for scullery
noun plural -leries
Word Origin for scullery
Word Origin and History for scullery
mid-15c. (early 14c. as a surname), "household department concerned with the care of kitchen utensils," from Old French escuelerie "office of the servant in charge of plates, etc.," from escuelier "keeper of the dishes," from escuele "dish" (12c., Modern French écuelle), from Latin scutella "serving platter, silver" (see scuttle (n.)).