Butt-plate



a protective plate on the butt end of a gunstock, usually of metal.
Historical Examples

Murder in the Gunroom Henry Beam Piper
The Story of a Common Soldier of Army Life in the Civil War, 1861-1865 Leander Stillwell

noun
a plate made usually of metal and attached to the butt end of a gunstock

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  • Butt-shaft

    a blunt or barbless arrow. noun a blunt-headed unbarbed arrow

  • Buttstock

    the part of the stock located behind the breech mechanism of a firearm.



  • Butt-strap

    (in metal construction) a plate which overlaps and fastens two pieces butted together. to unite with a buttstrap or buttstraps.

  • Buttstrap

    (in metal construction) a plate which overlaps and fastens two pieces butted together. to unite with a buttstrap or buttstraps.



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