Lexicographical Neighbors of Butlery
Literary usage of Butlery
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Pantology: Or, A Systematic Survey of Human Knowledge ; Proposing a by Roswell Park (1847)
"The term butlery, applies in a strict sense to the selection and preservation of table liquors : but we shall here extend it to include also brief notices ..."
2. Social England: A Record of the Progress of the People in Religion, Laws by Henry Duff Traill (1894)
"... keeper of the dishes, carters of the great kitchen and larder, sergeant of the venison, a master-butler and his master-stewards of the butlery, ..."
3. A Dictionary of Architecture and Building, Biographical, Historical, and by Russell Sturgis (1901)
"butlery. The same as Buttery, or Butler's Pantry, especially in the English sense. ... Originally, a butlery, that is, the storeroom for wines, liquors, ..."
4. Calendar of the Patent Rolls Preserved in the Public Record Office by Great Britain Public Record Office, Public Record Office, Great Britain (1905)
"Grant for life to the king's servant Thomas Elham, groom of the butlery, ... 4i/. yearly, which Roger Swan, late groom of the butlery, had for life of the ..."