Definition of Butlery

1. a storage room [n -LERIES]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Butlery

butirosin sulfate
butle
butled
butler
butlerage
butlerages
butlered
butleries
butlering
butlerite
butlerless
butlerlike
butlerly
butlers
butlership
butlery (current term)
butles
butling
butment
butments
butoconazole
butoh
butopyronoxyl
butorphanol
butorphanol tartrate
butoxamine
butoxamine hydrochloride
butoxide
butoxides

Literary usage of Butlery

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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 ..."

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