Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as buttery, 2.

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Examples

  • 'There were several flagons set out in the butlery,' he said.

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  • As he never drank a whole bottle of wine at his meals (the Princesses drank nothing but water), he filled up that out of which he had drunk about half from the bottle served up by the officers of his butlery.

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  • The mayor, bailiffs, and commonalty of Oxford also claim to assist in the office of butlery, and receive the humbler reward of three maple cups.

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  • On closer study Mr. Griffiths seems too English, "too butlery."

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  • The replacement butlers also have something in common - they're all graduates of the same local academy dedicated to the fine craft of butlery.

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  • It was very gratifying to see his dark side unleashed for purposes other than butlery or pure rescue missions.

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  • a family, the master of which should dispose of the several economical offices in the following manner; viz. should put his butler in the coach-box, his steward behind his coach, his coachman in the butlery, and his footman in the stewardship, and in the same ridiculous manner should misemploy the talents of every other servant; it is easy to see what a figure such a family must make in the world.

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  • Princesses drank nothing but water), he filled up that out of which he had drunk about half from the bottle served up by the officers of his butlery.

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