from the butt

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  • I drew them out of the water which had escaped from the butt. Cited from Dick Cheveley, by W. H. G. Kingston
  • When the first was finished, he lighted another from the butt. Cited from Badge of Infamy, by Lester del Rey
  • I lighted a second cigarette from the butt of the first and fell into a study. Cited from The Killer, by Stewart Edward White
  • His right hand fell away reluctantly from the butt of his sixshooter. Cited from The Heart of the Range, by William Patterson White
  • He was met with a blow from the butt-end of the fowling-piece. Cited from Thrilling Adventures by Land and Sea, by James O. Brayman
  • They killed more from the butt than from the muzzle. Cited from Abolition of the African Slave Trade, Vol. II, by Thomas Clarkson
  • And the colonel, very patient, rolls himself another smoke and lights it from the butt of the first one. Cited from Danny's Own Story, by Don Marquis
  • I fell twice, once with a hard crack on the head from the butt of a musket. Cited from Hugh Wynne, Free Quaker, by S. Weir Mitchell
  • Had that been as true as the blow from the butt of your rifle, I should not have lived to triumph in this hour. Cited from Wacousta, by John Richardson (Complete)
  • This earned me a stab in the back from the butt-end of the pike of one of my guards. Cited from Bardelys the Magnificent, by Rafael Sabatini
  • In answer to his doubt a smart rap, as though from the butt of a revolver, fell upon the door. Cited from The Lost House, by Richard Harding Davis
  • The blows from the butt end of the gun made the house tremble, but did not shake the door. Cited from Les Miserables, by Victor Hugo
  • Stephen got a knock on the head from the butt end of a gun, and tumbled against me, nearly upsetting me. Cited from Allan and the Holy Flower, H. Rider Haggard
  • Phil knocked out the man standing beside Stiles with one blow on the head from the butt of his revolver. Cited from Every Man for Himself, by Hopkins Moorhouse
  • D and E are points marked on both top and bottom rear spars, and each must be the same fixed distance from the butt of the spar. Cited from The Aeroplane Speaks, by H. Barber
  • A blow from the butt end of my rifle stunned the cub, which I afterwards killed with my knife. Cited from Snow Shoes and Canoes, by William H. G. Kingston
  • A blow from the butt end of a musket felled the general to the ground. Cited from For Love of Country, by Cyrus Townsend Brady
  • Passing before the lantern, he smashed it with a blow from the butt of his revolver. Cited from Secret of the Island, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • At the battle of Landau he had his skull broken open by a blow from the butt end of a musket. Cited from Lives Of The Most Remarkable Criminals, by Arthur L. Hayward
  • Trebassof had me thrust away from his door with blows from the butt-ends of his Cossacks' guns. Cited from The Secret of the Night, by Gaston Leroux
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