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First published 1983 (DOST Vol. V).

Pantré-, Pantri(e)-, Pantryman, n. Also: panttri-. [Only Sc. The 19th c. Eng. pantryman is doubtless a new formation.] A man in charge of, or employed in, a pantry. (Cf. Panetar(e n.). — 1522 Mar & Kellie MSS. 12.
Ane carver, pantreman [etc.]
1538 Treas. Acc. VIII. 160. 1566 Ib. XII. 19.
Pantrie man
1563-1570 Buch. Wr. 7.
The cuik, stewart, portar and pantriman, ilk ane of thayme ane bread [etc.]
1569-73 Bann. Memor. 66.
c1575 Balfour Pract. 15.
The pantriman for his fie ten pundis
1602 Misc. Maitl. C. III. 50.
The portar and the pantrie man to be baith bursaris
1603 Montgomery Mem. II. 248.
Panttri men

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