butler's pantry


Definition of butler's pantry 

: a service room between kitchen and dining room

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There are two other refrigerators, one in the large butler's pantry and one in the laundry/project room. Janet Eastman, OregonLive.com, "Hollywood Video founder's unfinished riverfront mansion to be auctioned (photos)," 22 May 2018 The three-story house features 11 bedrooms, 12 bathrooms, an eat-in kitchen, butler's pantry, wine cellar, and screen room for 20. Maria Carter, Country Living, "A 12-Bedroom Cottage That Once Belonged to the Carnegies is for Sale," 20 Aug. 2015 The expansive foyer was previously occupied by three maid's rooms, a butler's pantry, and a broom closet. Ingrid Abramovitch, ELLE Decor, "Lisa Perry's New York Entry Hall," 4 Sep. 2013 Between the kitchen and formal dining room is a small butler's pantry with a sink and wine cooler. Emma Kate Fittes, Indianapolis Star, "Hot Property: This six-bedroom home in Carmel's West Clay could be yours for $950,000," 6 July 2018 The house also has a drawer dishwasher, outdoor fridge, pool casita, butler's pantry, wine chiller and bread warmer. Lorraine Longhi, azcentral, "Hollywood money manager buys $3.8 million Paradise Valley mansion," 25 June 2018 Other features of the home include a catering kitchen, lap pool, wine room with sitting area, butler's pantry, a 24/7 security system and an elevator. Dana Burke, Houston Chronicle, "Woodlands mansion with famous closet now listed at $7 million," 15 May 2018 The house has a dining room with wine storage and butler's pantry. Lorraine Longhi, azcentral, "Luxury homes: Restaurant/club owners buy $4.4M Paradise Valley mansion," 21 May 2018 The kitchen has Sub-Zero and Thermador appliances and a butler's pantry, while the master suite has walk-in closets, a steam shower and heated floors. Bob Goldsborough, chicagotribune.com, "Ex-Blackhawk Niklas Hjalmarsson lists Lakeview home with optional side yard," 25 July 2017

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1757, in the meaning defined above

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