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dumbwaiter

noun dumb·wait·er \ˈdəm-ˌwā-tər, ˌdəm-ˈ\

: a small elevator for carrying food or goods from one floor of a building to another

Full Definition of DUMBWAITER

1
:  a portable serving table or stand
2
:  a small elevator used for conveying food and dishes from one story of a building to another

First Known Use of DUMBWAITER

1737

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