MEANING: noun:
1. A servant who does menial work in a kitchen, such as washing dishes.
2. A lowly or contemptible person.

ETYMOLOGY: Of uncertain origin, probably from Old French escouvillon (dishcloth, mop), diminutive of escouve (broom), from Latin scopa (broom) or from scullery (a small kitchen), from Old French escuele (dish), from Latin scutella, diminutive of scutra (pan). Earliest documented use: 1483.

CULLION - one who has been removed from a group in order to leave more room and resources for others more fit

SCULLIN' - rowin' down the river

SCULL ICON - part of a pirates' flag