servery

[ sur-vuh-ree ]
/ ˈsɜr və ri /

noun, plural serv·er·ies.

Chiefly British. a food counter in a cafeteria or pub.

Nearby words

  1. serve one right,
  2. serve time,
  3. serve up,
  4. served,
  5. server,
  6. servetian,
  7. servetus,
  8. servetus, michael,
  9. servia,
  10. servian

Origin of servery

First recorded in 1940–45; serve + -ery

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Word Origin and History for servery

servery

n.

1893, from serve + -ery.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper