a kitchen servant who does menial work.
a low or contemptible person.
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How to use scullion in a sentence
John J. scullion, S.J. Minneapolis: Augsburg Publishing House, 1984.The Backstory of ‘Noah’ Is Full of Giants, Horny Angels, and a Grieving God | Tim Townsend | March 28, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Lambert Simnel, who had been crowned in Ireland, received the king's pardon, and was made a scullion in the royal kitchen.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology | Joel Munsell
That within the hour all your people—to the last scullion—shall have laid down their arms and vacated Condillac.St. Martin's Summer | Rafael Sabatini
Kitchen: If there's no scullion here we have to guard the Christmas pie, and if we guard the pie we d-d-die!Christmas Entertainments | Alice Maude Kellogg
The young ladies cooked, kissing from time to time the farmer's children, while the poor scullion looked on grumbling.The Confessions of J. J. Rousseau, Complete | Jean Jacques Rousseau
It happened to be the one containing the rabbit stew, into which the scullion had put his toy.Brother Jacques (Novels of Paul de Kock, Volume XVII) | Charles Paul de Kock
British Dictionary definitions for scullion
a mean or despicable person
archaic a servant employed to do rough household work in a kitchen
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