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But"ter*y (&?;), a. Having the
qualities, consistence, or appearance, of butter.
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.
All that need a cool and fresh temper, as cellars, pantries,
and butteries, to the north.
Sir H. Wotton.
2. A room in some English colleges where liquors,
fruit, and refreshments are kept for sale to the students.
And the major Oxford kept the buttery bar.
3. A cellar in which butts of wine are kept.
Buttery hatch, a half door between the buttery or
kitchen and the hall, in old mansions, over which provisions were
- Webster's Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
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