What does buttery mean?

buttery meaning in General Dictionary

An apartment in a home where butter milk also arrangements tend to be kept

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  • getting the characteristics consistence or look of butter
  • unpleasantly and overly suave or ingratiating in way or speech
  • resembling or containing or spread with butter
  • a small storeroom for saving meals or wines
  • a teashop in which students in British universities should buy light dishes
  • obtaining the attributes, consistence, or appearance, of butter.
  • a flat in a residence where butter, milk also conditions are held.
  • a-room in a few English colleges in which liquors, fruit, and refreshments are kept available toward pupils.
  • A cellar by which butts of wine tend to be held.

buttery meaning in Etymology Dictionary

"resembling butter," belated 14c., from butter (n.) + -y (2). Associated: Butteriness.

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  • "place for saving liquor," originally "room in which terms are laid up" (late 14c.), from Old French boterie, from Late Latin botaria, from bota, variant of butta "cask, bottle;" see butt (n.2) + -ery.

buttery meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) Obtaining the attributes, consistence, or appearance, of butter.

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  • (n.) A flat in a property where butter, milk as well as other terms are kept.
  • (n.) A space in a few English universities in which liquors, fresh fruit, and refreshments are kept for sale towards students.
  • (n.) A cellar for which butts of wine are kept.

Sentence Examples with the word buttery

The hearth blazed opposite her position on a plush sofa with buttery leather in a small study with Persian carpets.

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