pantler


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pantler

(ˈpæntlə)
n
a pantry servant
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At the feast the old shepherd recalls his dead wife: When my old wife lived, upon This day she was both pantler, butler, cook, Both dame and servant; welcomed all, served all; Would sing her song and dance her turn; now here, At upper end o'th'table, now i'th'middle [....
Oh, if my lord Pantler had lived to see this moment!
Highborn too, for she is the Pantler's grandchild."
The priest began to relate the story of his past friendship with Horeszko, of his love for the Pantler's daughter and the resulting enmity between the Pantler and himself.
"You remember, Gerwazy, how the Pantler would invite me to his banquets and drink my health.
The heir to the Pantler, the one who helped to put bread on your tables, now finds himself friendless.
He recognized the Pantler. He blessed himself in every direction and, the better to drive away these horrid apparitions, recited the litany of the poor souls.
A shadowy figure had emerged from a tiny doorway concealed among the pillars where a portrait of the last of the Horeszko Pantlers hung.
All the Horeszkos used to say 'old boy.' My master, the late Pantler, said it all the time.
The Pantler often invited this mischief-maker to dine with him at the castle, especially during the district councils, for my lord's kinsmen and supporters found Soplica pleasant enough to deal with.