Bantering
Making good humoured, light hearted conversation
Bay window
A window curving round and out past the line of the wall, creating a recess
Butler
A senior male servant with overall responsibility for the running of a household
chaise-longue
Literally "long chair" - a seat extended out to the side
Costume
Clothes
Housekeeper
Head of domestic staff in a household
Still room
A cool store room for preserves, prepared drinks and cordials
Under-butler
Head footman with responsibility for some of the manual housekeeping
Valet
Personal manservant
Viscount
In Britain, a title of nobility. The three higher titles are Earl, Marquess and Duke