Butlership \But"ler*ship\, n. The office of a butler. [1913 Webster]

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  • butlership — butˈlership noun • • • Main Entry: ↑butler …   Useful english dictionary

  • Richard Dunthorne — (1711 March 3, 1775) was an English amateur astronomer. Dunthorne was born in Ramsey, Cambridgeshire. He worked as head of a university preparation school in Coggeshall, Essex. He subsequently had a butlership at Pembroke College,… …   Wikipedia

  • butler — butlerlike, adj. butlership, n. /but leuhr/, n. 1. the chief male servant of a household, usually in charge of serving food, the care of silverware, etc. 2. a male servant having charge of the wines and liquors. [1250 1300; ME buteler < AF… …   Universalium

  • Genesis 40 — 1 And it came to pass after these things, that the butler of the king of Egypt and his baker had offended their lord the king of Egypt. 2 And Pharaoh was wroth against two of his officers, against the chief of the butlers, and against the chief… …   The King James version of the Bible

  • butler — /ˈbʌtlə / (say butluh) noun 1. traditionally, the head male servant of a household. 2. a person performing a similar organisational role in a hotel, large house, etc. {Middle English buteler, from Anglo French butuiller, from bouteille bottle}… …   Australian English dictionary

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