Buttery-bar definition

(historical) A shelf attached to the top of the bottom half of the door to the buttery, on which the person tapping the butts would place full cups for the drinkers.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
buttery-bar
Plural:
buttery-bars

Origin of buttery-bar

  • buttery (“a room where the butts or casks of wine are kept”) + bar

    From Wiktionary