Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of dumbwaiter.

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Examples

  • "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

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

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

    A Revival for Two Stalin-Era Hotels

  • 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 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

  • 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.

    Moscow Hotels Get Glitzy Rehabs, But Where Would Stalin Sleep?

  • 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

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