(In a large house) a small room where crockery, cutlery, and sometimes food and drink were kept: ale was supplied from the butlery
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- At the other end of the cloister were the kitchens, butleries, pantries, and offices.
- Within it was a great banqueting hall, many smaller chambers in which the ladies might take their ease, kitchens and butleries, and every sort of comfort.
- The house has a wide front porch and has three large rooms, a butlery and a bathroom.