Definition of pantryman in English:
noun (plural pantrymen)
A butler or a butler’s assistant.
- This time he was permitted to take with him a group of courtiers and a dozen servants - his Mameluke bodyguard, a butler, a cook, three valets, three footmen, an accountant, a pantryman, and a lamp cleaner.
- This work is a manual for training boys for the courtly life which includes instructions on the duties of the pantryman and butler, waiting at table, the ritual of folding the many layers of tablecloth, and the preparation, carving and saucing of the meats, fishes and wines available then.
- Three cars forward the steward unlocks the kitchen, the pantryman begins to prepare bread and muffins, and Ashby's Tavern awakens for breakfast.
Definition of pantryman in:
- US English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in India
Most popular in Pakistan