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cellarer

[sel-er-er] /ˈsɛl ər ər/
noun
1.
a person in a monastery or community who is responsible for supplying food and drink.
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  • There was brought to the cellarer a savory caudle in a silver bowl borne on a tray of the same metal.

  • Bring,” he said to his cellarer, “bring that kettle of wine with cinnamon.

    The Legend of Ulenspiegel Charles de Coster
  • The cellarer, accompanied by two lay brethren, appeared under this vault.

  • As they sat awaiting the cellarer burst in upon them, full of exultation.

  • This had once been used as the cellar of the rich cloister, and down that same staircase the cellarer had gone—ah!

    Debit and Credit Gustav Freytag
  • Then let him have the best food and drink my butler and cellarer can set before him.

    A Friend of Caesar William Stearns Davis
  • The cellarer whose duty it was to look after the guests probably had apartments above.

  • The cellarer and hospitaller, after complines, wait upon the guests, yet observing the strictest silence.

    London Walter Besant
  • He recovered, and made his way into Perche to S. Avitus, and served as cellarer in his monastery.

  • I could tell it in his first sentence, and it's a swordsman's hand, not a cellarer's fingers, he gave me a moment ago.

    Doom Castle Neil Munro
British Dictionary definitions for cellarer

cellarer

/ˈsɛlərə/
noun
1.
a monastic official responsible for food, drink, etc
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