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  • n. Plural form of cellarer.

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Examples

  • Chap. vii, on Working and Serving, is almost certainly of the primitive rule, for its prohibition "not to be chamberlains nor cellarers, nor overseers in the houses of those whom they serve," found scarcely, or only exceptionally, any application in 1221.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 6: Fathers of the Church-Gregory XI

  • The cellarers redoubled their activities, the flagons circulated more briskly, and the noise they made must have disturbed the monks entrenched in their cells against these earthly vanities.

    The Historical Nights' Entertainment First Series

  • The wine was kept in wine-cellars, and among the Assyrian letters that have come down to us are some from the cellarers of the King.

    Babylonians and Assyrians, Life and Customs

  • The lower offices in the households of the gods, as in princely households, were held by a troop of servants and artisans: butchers to cut the throats of the victims, cooks and pastrycooks, confectioners, weavers, shoemakers, florists, cellarers, water-carriers and milk-carriers.

    History Of Egypt, Chaldæa, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, Volume 1 (of 12)

  • In the main court a throng began to gather; cooks, cellarers, equerries, women of his holiness, and their children.

    The Pharaoh and the Priest An Historical Novel of Ancient Egypt

  • Nothing was ever more simply or more efficiently organized; the convent cellarers, forming a sort of commissariat for this army, superintended the distribution of food, and saw to the sanitation of the huts and the health of the camp.

    The Cathedral

  • Mephostophiles provisions of all kinds continually flew in at his windows; and the choicest wines were perpetually found at his board to the annoyance and discredit of the cellarers and butlers of these eminent personages, who were extremely blamed for defalcations in which they had no share.

    Lives of the Necromancers

  • While these victims were writhing on the spits, the cellarers and butlers, slaves of the above-mentioned order, decked out the sideboards.

    Faust's Leben, Thaten und Höllenfahrt. English

  • There is not so much colour: no arms or armour: an orderly crowd: there are the Benedictine monks themselves, with their crowd of servants, cooks, and refectory men: brewers: bakers: clothiers: architects, builders and masons: scribes and lawyers: foresters and farmers from the estates: stewards: cellarers: singing boys: organists -- for the Abbey Church of St. Peter is as great and as rich and maintains as large an army of servants as the Cathedral Church of St. Paul.

    The History of London

  • Strictly speaking, it was the sacrist he should have asked for, because the fabric of the church was the sacrist’s responsibility; but cellarers as a class were more approachable.

    The Pillars of the Earth

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