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scullery

noun scul·lery \ˈskə-lə-rē, ˈskəl-rē\

: a room that is near the kitchen in a large and usually old house and that is used for washing dishes, doing messy kitchen tasks, etc.

plural scul·ler·ies

Full Definition of SCULLERY

:  a room for cleaning and storing dishes and cooking utensils and for doing messy kitchen work
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Origin of SCULLERY

Middle English squilerie, sculerie department of household in charge of dishes, from Anglo-French esquilerie, from escuele, eskel bowl, from Latin scutella drinking bowl — more at scuttle
First Known Use: 15th century

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