Budd



a male given name.
Contemporary Examples

The Elmore Leonard Interview Allen Barra April 8, 2012

Historical Examples

The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists Robert Tressell
Openings in the Old Trail Bret Harte
Betty Lee, Junior Harriet Pyne Grove
On the Lightship Herman Knickerbocker Viel
The Former Philippines thru Foreign Eyes Toms de Comyn
The houseboat book William F. Waugh
Secrets of the Late Rebellion J. R. Freese
Jack Tier or The Florida Reef James Fenimore Cooper
Rural Rides William Cobbett

noun
a swelling on a plant stem consisting of overlapping immature leaves or petals

a partially opened flower
(in combination): rosebud

any small budlike outgrowth: taste buds
something small or immature
an asexually produced outgrowth in simple organisms, such as yeasts, and the hydra that develops into a new individual
a slang word for marijuana
in bud, at the stage of producing buds
nip in the bud, to put an end to (an idea, movement, etc) in its initial stages
verb buds, budding, budded
(intransitive) (of plants and some animals) to produce buds
(intransitive) to begin to develop or grow
(transitive) (horticulture) to graft (a bud) from one plant onto another, usually by insertion under the bark
noun
(informal, mainly US) short for buddy
n.
v.

v. bud·ded, bud·ding, buds

bud
(bŭd)
Noun

Verb To form or produce a bud or buds.

Friend; fellow; guy •Used only in direct address, often with hostile intent: Okay, bud, that’ll do (1850s+)
A very close friend; buddy, pal: Just be glad I’m your bud/ She hid out with various buds and in runaway shelters (1930s+)

Budweiser [beer]
Ferihegy Airport (Budapest, Hungary)
see: nip in the bud

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