10Origin of the Word "Butler":

The word butler comes from an old French word bouteillier meaning the person who is the main cup bearer, and the one who pretty much looks after and oversees the bottles of a house. There are also roots of the word that can be traced back to medieval Latin

and the word buttis, which means a wooden cask containing liquid. Over the centuries, the word evolved and has become what we know it as today.

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