Butler

But"ler

(bt"lr), n. [OE. boteler, F. bouteillier a bottle-bearer, a cupbearer, fr. LL. buticularius, fr. buticula bottle. See Bottle a hollow vessel.] An officer in a king's or a nobleman's household, whose principal business it is to take charge of the liquors, plate, etc.; the head servant in a large house.
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The butler and the baker of the king of Egypt.
Gen. xl. 5.
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Your wine locked up, your butler strolled abroad.
Pope.
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