Definition of Scullion

1. Noun. A kitchen servant employed to do menial tasks (especially washing).

Generic synonyms: Retainer, Servant



Definition of Scullion

1. n. A scallion.

2. n. A servant who cleans pots and kettles, and does other menial services in the kitchen.

Definition of Scullion

1. Noun. Servant of lower class. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Scullion

1. a kitchen servant who does menial work [n -S]

Medical Definition of Scullion

1. A scalion. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scullion

sculker
sculkers
sculking
sculks
scull
sculle
sculled
sculler
sculleries
scullers
scullery
scullery maid
sculles
sculling
scullings
scullion (current term)
scullionly
scullions
sculls
sculp
sculped
sculpin
sculping
sculpins
sculps
sculpsit
sculpt
sculptability
sculptable
sculpted

Literary usage of Scullion

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1. Dante and His Circle: With the Italian Poets Preceding Him (1100-1200-1300 by Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Dante Alighieri (1905)
"Of "why he would be a scullion. And of her name do scarce remember me. I AM so out of love through poverty That if I see my mistress in the street I hardly ..."

2. The Early Italian Poets from Ciullo D'Alcamo to Dante Alighieri (1100-1200 by Dante Alighieri, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Chiswick Press (1861)
"Of why Tie would be a scullion. I AM so out of love through poverty That if I see my mistress in the street I hardly can he certain whom I meet. ..."

3. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares (1859)
"—What a scullion-faced rascal 'tis ! See TJ Bv this is your brother eared, the poor Mariana ... scullion ..."

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