Buttery

But"ter*y

, n.;
pl. Butteries ().
[OE. botery, botry; cf. LL. botaria wine vessel; also OE. botelerie, fr. F. bouteillerie, fr. boutellie bottle. Not derived from butter. See Bottle a hollow vessel, Butt a cask.] 1. An apartment in a house where butter, milk and other provisions are kept.
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All that need a cool and fresh temper, as cellars, pantries, and butteries, to the north.
Sir H. Wotton.
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2. A room in some English colleges where liquors, fruit, and refreshments are kept for sale to the students.
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And the major Oxford kept the buttery bar.
E. Hall.
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3. A cellar in which butts of wine are kept. Weale.
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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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