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Definition of "dumb-waiter" [dumb•-wait•er]

  • Alternative spelling of dumbwaiter. (noun)

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Use "dumb-waiter" in a sentence
  • "Wetherell The house also has a lift and dumb-waiter system in the kitchen, vaults, air cooling and mood lighting, operated through a state-of-the-art Crestron system."
  • "Moreover, he had a knowing glance with his eye, which I should have as soon expected from a dumb-waiter — an article of furniture to which James, in his usual state, may be happily assimilated."
  • "The stationary range, hot and cold water, dumb-waiter, speaking tubes, and call-bell for the janitor pleased her very much."