Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: scullion
IPA transcription: [sk'ʌljən]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: scullion
    Meaning: a kitchen servant employed to do menial tasks (especially washing)
Usage examples
  • 'Good-morning, my fine Scullion!'
  • The Scullion stopped at once, just as he was about to wring the Canary's neck.
  • 'Your Excellency, it is the bird,' replied the Scullion, and he placed it in his hand.
  • In a fury he woke the Scullion, who in order to save himself from blame told the whole story.
  • And the Scullion fell fast asleep, and when the Master Cook came back he found the goose as black as the chimney.
  • 'Then you will have to do scullion's work, and wash up dishes,' said she; and they went straight back to the palace.
  • 'Good-morning, lovely Golden Bird,' replied the Scullion, whom the Master Cook had forgotten in his excitement to warn.
  • While the Master Cook was upstairs, the golden bird came again to perch on the window-sill, and called in his clear voice to the head scullion, who was watching the spit:
  • 'Good-morning, lovely Golden Bird,' replied the Cook, as if nothing had happened, and at the moment that the Canary was beginning, 'I pray Heaven that it may send,' a scullion who was hidden outside rushed out and shut the shutters.