scullion

[ US /ˈskəɫjən/ ]
[ UK /skˈʌli‍ən/ ]
NOUN
  1. a kitchen servant employed to do menial tasks (especially washing)
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How To Use scullion In A Sentence

  • She revolutionised nursing by transforming what was regarded as the work of a chambermaid or scullion, into an occupation for caring and highly trained women.
  • In any case... here was not a man to beg a scullion 's place from a castle cook. THE CURSE OF CHALION
  • Away, you scullion! you rampallian! you fustilarian! Act II. Scene I. The Second Part of King Henry the Fourth
  • He is especially surprised by the fact that the scullion, who was the instigator of this crime, is not punished, in contrast to the harsh punishment suffered by the woman he seduced.
  • Away, you scullion! you rampallian! you fustilarian! Act II. Scene I. The Second Part of King Henry the Fourth
  • He sets his kingdom up to the best bidder, like some scullion farrier selling a glandered horse. The White Company
  • It traces from Norman times into Victorian, although its definition of ‘servant’ is rather broad, seemingly from the lowest scullion to the Queen Elizabeth's Chief Gentlewoman, Blanch Parry.
  • Osyth's long-delayed release of the woman has nothing to do with the length of the woman's punishment, but rather with the death of the scullion, Osyth's rival for the woman's fealty.
  • Simnel, a mere pawn, was pardoned and set to work as a scullion in the royal kitchens, living out the rest of his life in safe obscurity.
  • For example, in 1386, when criticised in parliament for his choice of advisers, he said that he would not dismiss one scullion from his kitchen at their request.
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