livery cupboard









livery cupboard


livery cupboard ExamplesWord Origin noun

  1. a cupboard with pierced doors, formerly used as a storage place for food.

Origin of livery cupboard First recorded in 1565–75 Also called almoner’s cupboard. Examples from the Web for livery cupboard Historical Examples of livery cupboard

  • The livery-cupboard was used for food, and the word probably comes from the French livrer, to deliver.

    Furnishing the Home of Good Taste

    Lucy Abbot Throop

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