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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The servant in charge of the bread and the pantry in a great house.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The servant or officer, in a great family, who has charge of the bread and the pantry.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An officer in a great family who has charge of the bread; in general, a servant who has care of the pantry.

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