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Butter meaning

butter - 8 dictionary results

  1. 1. spread butter on; " butter bread"
  2. 2. An oily, unctuous substance obtained from cream or milk by churning.
  3. 3. Any substance resembling butter in degree of consistence, or other qualities, especially, in old chemistry, the chlorides, as butter of antimony, sesquichloride of antimony; also, certain concrete fat oils remaining nearly solid at ordinary temperatures, as butter of cacao, vegetable butter, shea butter.
  4. 4. To cover or spread with butter.
  5. 5. To increase, as stakes, at every throw or every game.
  6. 6. One who, or that which, butts.
  7. 7. A fatty substance separated from milk.
  8. 8. To spread or smear with butter.

butter - examples of usage

  1. This must either be wasted entirely or made into butter and cheese. - "Hodge and His Masters", Richard Jefferies.
  2. When he had paid back the 5 pounds, he would consider the question of butter- though not butter such as this. - "The Beautiful Wretch; The Pupil of Aurelius; and The Four Macnicols", William Black.
  3. 11, 437. Do the Burra people bring butter and eggs to you sometimes? - "Second Shetland Truck System Report", William Guthrie.
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