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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
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.
All that need a cool and fresh temper, as cellars,
pantries, and butteries, to the north. --Sir H.
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. --E.
3. A cellar in which butts of wine are kept. --Weale.
Buttery hatch, a half door between the buttery or kitchen
and the hall, in old mansions, over which provisions were
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