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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Buttery \But"ter*y\, n.; pl. Butteries. [OE. botery, botry; cf. LL. botaria wine vessel; also OE. botelerie, fr. F. bouteillerie, fr. boutellie bottle. Not derived from butter. See Bottle a hollow vessel, Butt a cask.] 1. An apartment in a house where butter, milk and other provisions are kept. [1913 Webster] All that need a cool and fresh temper, as cellars, pantries, and butteries, to the north. --Sir H. Wotton. [1913 Webster] 2. A room in some English colleges where liquors, fruit, and refreshments are kept for sale to the students. [1913 Webster] And the major Oxford kept the buttery bar. --E. Hall. [1913 Webster] 3. A cellar in which butts of wine are kept. --Weale. [1913 Webster] Buttery hatch, a half door between the buttery or kitchen and the hall, in old mansions, over which provisions were passed. --Wright. [1913 Webster]