Meaning of BUTT in English


I. verb see: beat Date: 13th century intransitive verb to thrust or push headfirst ; strike with the head or horns, transitive verb to strike or shove with the head or horns, II. noun Date: 1647 a blow or thrust usually with the head or horns, III. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French but, bout, from Old Occitan bota, from Late Latin ~is Date: 14th century a large cask especially for wine, beer, or water, any of various units of liquid capacity, IV. noun Etymology: Middle English, partly from Middle French but target, of Germanic origin; akin to Old Norse būtr log, Low German ~ blunt; partly from Middle French bute goal, target, mound, from but target Date: 14th century 1. a backstop (as a mound or bank) for catching missiles shot at a target, target , range 5c, a blind for shooting birds, 2. limit , bound , goal , an object of abuse or ridicule ; victim , V. noun Etymology: Middle English; probably akin to Middle English ~ok ~ock, Low German ~ blunt Date: 15th century ~ocks, the large or thicker end part of something:, a lean upper cut of the pork shoulder, the base of a plant from which the roots spring, the thicker or handle end of a tool or weapon, 3. an unused remainder (as of a cigarette or cigar), cigarette , the part of a hide or skin corresponding to the animal's back and sides, VI. verb Etymology: partly from 4~, partly from 5~ Date: 1634 intransitive verb abut , transitive verb to place end to end or side to side without overlapping, to trim or square off (as a log) at the end, to reduce (as a cigarette) to a ~ by stubbing or stamping

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