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dumb waiternoun [C]

uk   us  
a ​small lift (= ​device used to ​move things from one ​level of a ​building to another) used ​especially in ​restaurants to ​bringfood from the ​kitchen
(Definition of dumb waiter from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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