Scullery Definition

skŭlə-rē
sculleries
noun
A room adjoining the kitchen, where pots and pans are cleaned and stored or where the rough, dirty kitchen work is done.
Webster's New World
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Other Word Forms of Scullery

Noun

Singular:
scullery
Plural:
sculleries

Origin of Scullery

  • Middle English from Old French escuelerie from escuelier keeper of dishes from escuele dish from Vulgar Latin scūtella alteration (influenced by scūtum shield) of Latin scutella salver diminutive of scutra platter

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old English, but probably influenced by Old Norse skola (“to wash") (> Danish skylle, Icelandic skyla).

    From Wiktionary

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