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- n. The servant in charge of the bread and the pantry in a great house.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The servant or officer, in a great family, who has charge of the bread and the pantry.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An officer in a great family who has charge of the bread; in general, a servant who has care of the pantry.
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His first care was to obtain some refreshment, which was more cheerfully afforded him by a good-natured pantler than by Dryfesdale, who was, on this occasion, much disposed to abide by the fashion of
At length the hour of noon arrived; she had taken care to provide, under pretence of her own wishes, which the pantler seemed disposed to indulge, such articles of food as could be the most easily conveyed to the unhappy captive.
In the absolutely necessary intercourse with domestics, Louise, more accustomed to expedients, bolder by habit, and desirous to please Catharine, willingly took on herself the trouble of getting from the pantler the materials of their slender meal, and of arranging it with the dexterity of her country.
France, to many of the chief officers of the crown — as great seneschal, great master, great chamberlain, great equerry, great pantler, great huntsman, great falconer.
It seems as if the butler and the pantler had their own separate quarters; and the different species of wine, and the vessels for holding it, are not forgotten.
Inside, Judith, the pantler, told him to get a list of everything the butcher had sent.
The Abbé Vincent, after sprinkling all the spectators with holy water, presented the paten to the wife of the king's pantler, Jordan, that she might kiss it.
René de Cossé married into the Gouffier family, just then very powerful at court, and became _premier panelier_ (chief pantler) to Louis
Dumont would have made "a good pantler, he would have chipp'd bread well;" or, like Scrub, he might have "drawn warrants, or drawn beer," -- but I should doubt if, in a transaction of this nature, the
A Residence in France During the Years 1792, 1793, 1794 and 1795, Complete Described in a Series of Letters from an English Lady: with General and Incidental Remarks on the French Character and Manners
Thomas Beauchampe earle of Warwike by right of inheritance, bare the third sword before the king, and by like right was pantler at the coronation.