scullion

noun

scul·​lion ˈskəl-yən How to pronounce scullion (audio)
: a kitchen helper

Examples of scullion in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Our winsome scamp loves all women, from scullion to lady, though his heart belongs to the plucky Sophia, who is given can-do determination by Elena Wang. Elisabeth Vincentelli, New York Times, 26 June 2017

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Word History

Etymology

Middle English sculioun

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of scullion was in the 15th century

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“Scullion.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/scullion. Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

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scullion

noun
scul·​lion ˈskəl-yən How to pronounce scullion (audio)
: a kitchen helper

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