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butler

noun but·ler \ˈbət-lər\

: the main male servant in the home of a wealthy person

Full Definition of BUTLER

1
:  a manservant having charge of the wines and liquors
2
:  the chief male servant of a household who has charge of other employees, receives guests, directs the serving of meals, and performs various personal services

Origin of BUTLER

Middle English buteler, from Anglo-French butiller, from Old French botele bottle — more at bottle
First Known Use: 13th century

Rhymes with BUTLER

Butler

biographical name But·ler \ˈbət-lər\

Definition of BUTLER

Benjamin Franklin 1818–1893 Am. gen. & polit.

Butler

biographical name

Definition of BUTLER

Joseph 1692–1752 Eng. theol.

Butler

biographical name

Definition of BUTLER

Nicholas Murray 1862–1947 Am. educ.; pres. Columbia U. (1901–45)

Butler

biographical name

Definition of BUTLER

Samuel 1612–1680 Eng. satirical poet

Butler

biographical name

Definition of BUTLER

Samuel 1835–1902 Eng. nov. & satirist

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