butler's pantry


Definition of butler's pantry

: a service room between kitchen and dining room

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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 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

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First Known Use of butler's pantry

1757, in the meaning defined above

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