Meaning of BUTT in English


v. & n.

v. 1 tr. & intr. push with the head or horns. 2 a intr. (usu. foll. by against, upon) come with one end flat against, meet end to end with, abut. b tr. (usu. foll. by against) place (timber etc.) with the end flat against a wall etc.

n. 1 a push with the head. 2 a join of two edges. butt in interrupt, meddle.

[ ME f. AF buter, OF boter f. Gmc: infl. by BUTT(2) and ABUT ]

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