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Meaning of SCULLION

Pronunciation:  'skulyun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a kitchen servant employed to do menial tasks (especially washing)
 

SCULLION is a 8 letter word that starts with S.

 

 See Also: retainer, servant

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Scul"lion\, n. (Bot.)
    A scalion.
    
    
  2. \Scul"lion\, n. [OF. escouillon (Cot.) a dishclout,
    apparently for escouvillon, F. ['e]couvillon a swab; cf. also
    OF. souillon a servant employed for base offices. Cf.
    {Scovel}.]
    A servant who cleans pots and kettles, and does other menial
    services in the kitchen.
    
          The meanest scullion that followed his camp. --South.
    
    
 

 

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