Now Rare a room adjoining the kitchen, where pots and pans are cleaned and stored or where the rough, dirty kitchen work is done
Origin of sculleryME, room for care of plates, pans, and kitchen utensils ; from Old French escuelerie ; from escuelle, a dish ; from Classical Latin scutella, salver, tray, diminutive of scutra, platter
A small room adjoining a kitchen, in which dishwashing and other kitchen chores are done.
Origin of sculleryMiddle English, from Old French escuelerie, from escuelier, keeper of dishes, from escuele, dish, from Vulgar Latin *sc&umacron;tella, alteration (influenced by sc&umacron;tum, shield) of Latin scutella, salver, diminutive of scutra, platter.
- scullery maid
From Old English, but probably influenced by Old Norse skola (“to wash") (> Danish skylle, Icelandic skyla) .