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  • n. Plural form of dumbwaiter.


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  • Design Should Support Socializing Having dumbwaiters the tiered trolley tables was very ahead of the times.

    The Full Monticello

  • "Not only was Jefferson a classicist and a Palladian, he was a very practical person," says Mr. Varney, noting clever details like dumbwaiters, multitasking furniture and energy-efficient triple-sash windows.

    The Full Monticello

  • The name, Lancelot Towers, had been carved in stone over the six-story walk-up with its dreary railroad flats, creaking dumbwaiters, and ancient plumbing, on Webster Avenue in the Bronx.

    I’ll Walk Alone

  • The residents were mostly artists who didn't have much room to cook and would send recipes and ingredients to the kitchen, which would send the completed meals up on dumbwaiters, according to the caf

    Second Act for Caf

  • Still, most universal design ideas aren't novel and some are downright retro, e.g., laundry chutes and dumbwaiters.

    Renovation Revolution

  • With its boarded-up dumbwaiters, back staircases that lead to nowhere, and secret closets, Westfield is a dead ringer for a magical boarding school.

    mostly good girls

  • The Ukraina ' s penthouse restaurant, its dumbwaiters disabled, was chopped into offices.

    A Revival for Two Stalin-Era Hotels

  • Assembles and installs electric and hydraulic freight and passenger elevators, escalators, and dumbwaiters, determining layout and electrical connections from blueprints.

    Discover What You’re Best At

  • Waiters hurried to the dumbwaiters in the central section by the staircase to dispose of the old and grab steaming platters of the new.

    Noble House

  • Devoted to the principle of conspicuous waste, on which all society is based, Presteign of Presteign had fitted his Victorian mansion in Central Park with elevators, housephones, dumbwaiters and all the other labor-saving devices which jaunting had made obsolete.

    Tiger! Tiger!


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