butler's pantry


Definition of butler's pantry

: a service room between kitchen and dining room

Examples of butler's pantry in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The stunning open plan property also boasts a two-story foyer, a formal living and dining room and a chef's kitchen with white oak cabinetry, high-end appliances, marble counters and its own butler's pantry. Gabrielle Chung, PEOPLE.com, "Lori Loughlin and Mossimo Giannulli Downsize to a $9.5 Million Home amid College Admissions Scandal," 10 Aug. 2020 On the main floor, the butler's pantry space has been incorporated into an enlarged kitchen. Janet Eastman | The Oregonian/oregonlive, oregonlive, "See the beautiful details of a restored 1908 Craftsman in Historic Irvington," 25 May 2020 The two-story mansion features soaring ceilings, custom light fixtures and a gourmet kitchen with a walk-in butler's pantry. Ebony Day, azcentral, "Investment banking exec purchases Paradise Valley mansion for $3.2M," 24 Feb. 2020 The eat-in kitchen has an island, granite countertops, abundant cabinet space, a butler's pantry, wine storage, walk-in pantry and top-of-the-line appliances. Dallas News, "Lori Kircher holds open new JanMar listing," 23 Feb. 2020 The home has wood inlaid ceilings and a gourmet kitchen with a walk-in butler's pantry. Ebony Day, azcentral, "Former Arizona Cardinals kicker Jay Feely sells $2.35M lakefront estate southeast of Phoenix," 21 Oct. 2019 In the above butler's pantry, designer Matthew Quinn opted for upper cabinets with mesh inserts outfitted with Architectural Grille screens. Hadley Mendelsohn, House Beautiful, "Prediction: This Kitchen Display Cabinet Trend Is About to Take Off," 4 Nov. 2019 The kitchen has a passageway to the dining room through the butler's pantry. Janet Eastman, OregonLive.com, "Glory days return to gilded 1882 Italianate mansion built for Portland shoe merchant (photos)," 24 Apr. 2018 Adjacent to the living room is the formal dining room with a wine grotto and a butler's pantry leading to the kitchen. Lisa Zapalac, Houston Chronicle, "Prime property: West University Place home offers flex, entertaining space," 2 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of butler's pantry

1757, in the meaning defined above

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“Butler's pantry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/butler%27s%20pantry. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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