servery


servery
servery 1893, from SERVE (Cf. serve) + -ERY (Cf. -ery).

Etymology dictionary. 2014.

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  • servery — ► NOUN (pl. serveries) Brit. ▪ a counter, hatch, or room from which meals are served …   English terms dictionary

  • servery — UK [ˈsɜː(r)vərɪ] / US [ˈsɜrvərɪ] noun [countable] Word forms servery : singular servery plural serveries British an area of a restaurant where you get food to take back to your table …   English dictionary

  • servery — /serr veuh ree/, n., pl. serveries. Chiefly Brit. a food counter in a cafeteria or pub. [1940 45; SERVE + ERY] * * * …   Universalium

  • servery — noun A place where food is served, either the surface itself or the room; a food counter or canteen/cafeteria service area …   Wiktionary

  • servery — ser|ve|ry [ˈsə:vəri US ˈsə:r ] n plural serveries BrE the part of a restaurant where you get food to take back to your table American Equivalent: buffet …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • servery — noun (plural serveries) Brit. a counter, hatch, or room from which meals are served …   English new terms dictionary

  • servery — noun (C) BrE the part of a restaurant where people get food to take back to their tables …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • servery — serv·ery …   English syllables

  • servery — /ˈsɜvəri / (say servuhree) noun a room or an area near the kitchen in which food is set out on plates …   Australian English dictionary

  • servery — n. (pl. ies) a room from which meals etc. are served and in which utensils are kept …   Useful english dictionary


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