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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dumb-waiter  \Dumb"-wait`er\,  n. 
  A  framework  on  which  dishes,  food,  etc.,  are  passed  from  one 
  room  or  story  of  a  house  to  another;  a  lift  for  dishes,  etc.; 
  also  a  piece  of  furniture  with  movable  or  revolving  shelves. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  dumbwaiter 
  n  :  a  small  elevator  used  to  convey  food  (or  other  goods)  from 
  one  floor  of  a  building  to  another  [syn:  {food  elevator}] 




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