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  • n. Plural form of kitchener.

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Examples

  • Then said the Moor, “Fall to poor fellow!”, and Judar said to him, “O my lord, thou carriest in yonder saddle bags kitchen and kitcheners!”

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Moreover he ordered the kitcheners to cook rich viands and serve them and he commanded the water carriers to dispose the water troughs.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • It is, however, not nearly so common as it once was, for with the stoves and kitcheners now in use, it is easier to bake, or, as it is called, to roast meat in the oven.

    Little Folks (July 1884) A Magazine for the Young

  • In winter it is so cold that the kitcheners have to be kept burning day and night, and the windows, need-less to say, are never opened.

    The Road to Wigan Pier

  • It was a feeble muddling with food over wood fires in rusty drawing-room fireplaces; for the kitcheners burnt too much.

    The War in the Air

  • It is in fact nothing but market gardens, a few houses where Venetian sportsmen stay when they shoot duck and are royally fed by kitcheners whose brass and copper make the mouth water, and a great forlorn solitary cathedral.

    A Wanderer in Venice

  • So they slaughtered beeves and stabbed camels in the throat and the kitcheners and carpet-spreaders were commanded to prepare the stables, and the officers of the household were ordered to receive the guests by night and by day.

    Arabian nights. English

  • Then said the Moor, "Fall to poor fellow!", and Judar said to him, "O my lord, thou carriest in yonder saddle bags kitchen and kitcheners!"

    Arabian nights. English

  • Moreover, we forgive the people three years 'taxes, and do thou set up kitchens all around about the city walls [FN#373] and bid the kitcheners hang over the fire all kinds of cooking pots and cook all manner of meats, continuing their cooking night and day, and let all comers, both of our citizens and of the neighbouring countries, far and near, eat and drink and carry to their houses.

    Arabian nights. English

  • Moreover, we forgive the people three years’ taxes, and do thou set up kitchens all around about the city walls373 and bid the kitcheners hang over the fire all kinds of cooking pots and cook all manner of meats, continuing their cooking night and day, and let all comers, both of our citizens and of the neighbouring countries, far and near, eat and drink and carry to their houses.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

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