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dumb waiter

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Utensils
dumb waiterˌdumb ˈwaiter noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 DFUa small lift used to move food, plates etc from one level in a restaurant, hotel etc to another
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dumb waiterThe kitchen is equipped along old-fashioned lines, and meals reach the dining room via a dumb waiter.Where design permits, the old-fashioned serving hatch can come in handy: it's the dumb waiter of the less-palatial home.
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