noun (plural sculleries)chiefly historical
A small kitchen or room at the back of a house used for washing dishes and other dirty household work.
- A huge fireplace dominates this unused room while a tiny scullery is packed with old appliances.
- The property contains a living room, kitchen, scullery and a bathroom while three bedrooms and an attic conversion with Velux windows lie upstairs.
- So when a dirty dish sends Valentine down to the scullery to fire the imperfect, immigrant maid responsible, he finds himself drawn into the seedier, more passionate side of the jazz age.
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