What does the word scullion mean?

Usage examples for scullion

  1. About the same that would be cut by a forlorn scullion or waiter from a greasy eating- house at Rotterdam, if suddenly called away in vision to act as seneschal to the festival of Belshazzar the king, before a thousand of his lords." – Essays Æsthetical by George Calvert
  2. I felt I should probably become a scullion, as I thought I had no taste or instinct for business, and as I was developing some talent for " mixing," and for dispensing " hot air" from the stump. – The Plum Tree by David Graham Phillips