Buttery hatch

a half door between the buttery or kitchen and the hall, in old mansions, over which provisions were passed.
- Wright.

See also: Buttery

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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In the same entry alongside this provision, the chapter also found it necessary to instruct the kitchen clerk to eject all "unnecessary hangbies" and to insure that "no servants or strangers to be admitted into the buttery or sellar, nor to bring his friends to the buttery hatch" (58).