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Butler vs Cutler - What's the difference?

butler | cutler |

As proper nouns the difference between butler and cutler

is that butler is while cutler is for a person who made knives.




(en noun)
  • A manservant having charge of wines and liquors.
  • The chief male servant of a household who has charge of other employees, receives guests, directs the serving of meals, and performs various personal services.
  • * 1929 , Baldwyn Dyke Acland, Filibuster , Chapter 2
  • *:“One marble hall, with staircase complete, one butler' and three to one flunkey, gloves to another, and there was the fourth poor blighter looking like an orphan at a Mothers' Meeting. …"
  • A valet, a male personal attendant.
  • Derived terms

    * buttle (backformation)


    (en verb)
  • To buttle, to dispense wines or liquors; to take the place of a butler.
  • References




    (en noun)
  • One whose business is making or dealing in cutlery.