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noun as in elevator

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noun as in lazy Susan

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Example Sentences

Puig grew up atop the company’s offices and factory, in a six-story building in the Eixample district where a noisy dumbwaiter carried packages to the street and large tanks of alcohol sat in the basement.

The morning after a wild night, Stone whips up some eggs and English muffins and sends them upstairs in a dumbwaiter to Carrie.

Two or three houses that I have known had a very simple rough dumbwaiter running from the cellar up into a window-seat.

Shut off from every other means of escape, they remembered the dumbwaiter that ran from the kitchen up to the floors above.

The boys would take them off of this dumbwaiter and carry them over on to a little table near the checker stand.

For it opened upon what seemed to be just a dumbwaiter shaft.

All dishes are to be removed quietly, and either placed in a dumbwaiter or given in charge of a maidservant just outside the door.


On this page you'll find 6 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to dumbwaiter, such as: escalator, conveyor, and hoist.

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