butts

All Noun Verb
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  • Mr. Butts must leave this place, and never let me see his face again. Cited from Mark Rutherford's Deliverance,by M. Rutherford
  • Will they be any more careful with the butts when they have finished their smoke? Cited from The Young Wireless Operator--As a Fire Patrol, by Lewis E. Theiss
  • "We can try every step before us with the butts of our guns." Cited from Old Gold, by George Manville Fenn
  • Six or seven water-butts stood in a row for his use. Cited from Field and Hedgerow, by Richard Jefferies
  • One third of the circle on the south side has been destroyed by shooting butts.
  • But really you have been my butts far too long for me to think of becoming yours. Cited from Hypatia, by Charles Kingsley
  • I kept looking at all the companies whose butts we'd been kicking.
  • The first door they came to they broke down with their musket-butts. Cited from The Adventures of Harry Revel, by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  • Butts was one of five brothers to serve in the war and the only one to be killed in action.
  • Butts was making a good fight for his life, but he was becoming exhausted. Cited from The Magnetic North, by Elizabeth Robins (C. E. Raimond)
  • Butts persuaded his manager to take a look at his younger brother.
  • I don't really like dark butts too much.
  • Other soldiers passing by kicked him and hit him also with the butts of their guns. Cited from New York Times Current History: The European War, March 1915
  • His band remained together under the name Friends of Jimmy Butts after his death.
  • The fellow who butts in and says you're not entitled to a medal. Cited from The Silly Syclopedia, by Noah Lott
  • Others again satisfied themselves with water-butts, in which they slept under cover of trees. Cited from History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Vol. X, by Robert Kerr
  • He was right: he shot as deliberately as he ever did at the butts. Cited from The Leopard Woman, by Stewart Edward White
  • Water butts were set up where water could be handed inside by the bucket. Cited from Ralph Granger's Fortunes, by William Perry Brown
  • Jonathan head butts him and tells his father to knock him cold before he gets up.
  • In this board the player has to get four pork butts before returning to the start and winning.
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Root form of butts is butt for both verb and noun.

Meaning of butts

  • noun Thick end of the handle
  • noun The part of a plant from which the roots spring or the part of a stalk or trunk nearest the roots
  • noun A victim of ridicule or pranks
  • noun A large cask (especially one holding a volume equivalent to 2 hogsheads or 126 gallons)
  • noun The small unused part of something (especially the end of a cigarette that is left after smoking)
  • verb To strike, thrust or shove against
    He butted his sister out of the way, The goat butted the hiker with his horns
  • verb Place end to end without overlapping
    The frames must be butted at the joints