AskDefine | Define scullion

Dictionary Definition

scullion n : a kitchen servant employed to do menial tasks (especially washing)

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  1. Servant of lower class.


Scullion was used in the pejorative during the 1400's

Extensive Definition

Scullion may refer to:
  • Scullion, a female servant who performed menial kitchen jobs (washing, cleaning, etc.) in large households during the Middle Ages and the Renaissance
  • Scullion (group), an Irish folk rock band

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