Buttery

Definition of Buttery

But´ter`y
a.1.Having the qualities, consistence, or appearance, of butter.
n.1.An apartment in a house where butter, milk and other provisions are kept.
All that need a cool and fresh temper, as cellars, pantries, and butteries, to the north.
- Sir H. Wotton.
2.A room in some English colleges where liquors, fruit, and refreshments are kept for sale to the students.
And the major Oxford kept the buttery bar.
- E. Hall.
3.A cellar in which butts of wine are kept.
Buttery hatch
a half door between the buttery or kitchen and the hall, in old mansions, over which provisions were passed.
- Wright.

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fulsome, insincere, oily, oleaginous, smarmy, unctuous
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