Definition of Scullery

1. Noun. A small room (in large old British houses) next to the kitchen; where kitchen utensils are cleaned and kept and other rough household jobs are done.




Definition of Scullery

1. n. A place where dishes, kettles, and culinary utensils, are cleaned and kept; also, a room attached to the kitchen, where the coarse work is done; a back kitchen.

Definition of Scullery

1. Noun. (formerly) A small room, next to a kitchen, where washing up and other domestic chores are done. ¹

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Definition of Scullery

1. a room in which kitchen utensils are cleaned and stored [n -LERIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scullery

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sculches
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sculkers
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sculle
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sculleries
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scullery (current term)
scullery maid
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sculpin
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Literary usage of Scullery

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1. The Gentleman's House: Or, How to Plan English Residences, from the by Robert Kerr (1865)
"Dairy-scullery, its uses and fittings, &c. To be apart if extensive. — Cook's Pantry used. UNDER this head we need only describe such special accommodation ..."

2. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1892)
"Qd. to 6s., including rates ; living room and scullery, two bedrooms and yard. ... Plymouth—rent not known ; living room, scullery, and three or four ..."

3. Our Homes, and how to Make Them Healthy by Shirley Forster Murphy, Robert Brudenell Carter (1883)
"Some Isolation desirable in Servants' Offices—Kitchens—Influence of Various Floor« npon Vermin- Kitchen Furniture and Fitting»—The scullery— ..."

4. Sanitation of Public Buildings by William Paul Gerhard (1907)
"The scullery.—It is better to sub-divide the various kitchen operations in ... Where the building permits this, it is well to have a scullery adjoining the ..."

5. Transactions of the Sanitary Institute of Great Britain by Sanitary Institute of Great Britain (1883)
"On the Desirability or otherwise of providing Town and Country Houses with Grease-intercepting Chambers to scullery Sinks," by W. EASSIE, CE, FLS, ..."

6. The Writings in Prose and Verse of Rudyard Kipling by Rudyard Kipling (1899)
"scullery window. Faith! that was the only time I mourned I was not a cav'lry man for the pride av the spurs to jingle. " I wint out to think, ..."

7. Reports of All the Cases Decided by All the Superior Courts Relating to by Great Britain Magistrates' cases, Edward William Cox (1901)
"That, notwithstanding no such permission having been given, the appellants did in fact turn the slop and scullery water from the houses into the ..."

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