scullion

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Either from Middle French escouillon (a swab, cloth), diminutive of escouve (broom, twig) from Latin scopa, or an alteration of Old French souillon (scullion) by influence of scullery.

Noun[edit]

scullion (plural scullions)

  1. A servant of the lower classes.
  2. (obsolete, derogatory, 1400s) A low, base person.

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

scullion (plural scullions)

  1. Alternative form of scallion

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