Definition of scullery
: a room for cleaning and storing dishes and cooking utensils and for doing messy kitchen work
Origin and Etymology 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
SCULLERY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of scullery for English Language Learners
: 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.
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