Definition of scullery
: a room for cleaning and storing dishes and cooking utensils and for doing messy kitchen work
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A subplot focuses on the love story between Tommy and his future wife, Meg (Ophelia Lovibond), a scullery maid with something of a tawdry past.
The oldest parts of the house are the kitchen, scullery, dining room, and library.
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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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