abuttal (def 1b).
an isolated hill or mountain rising abruptly above the surrounding land. a city in SW Montana: mining center. Contemporary Examples Aaron Rodgers: the NFL’s Best Quarterback of All Time Allen Barra January 14, 2012 Anthony Weiner’s Scramble to Save His House Seat Howard Kurtz June 7, 2011 Meet Montana’s Nose-Ringed Candidate for the U.S. Senate […]
the fatty portion of milk, separating as a soft whitish or yellowish solid when milk or cream is agitated or churned. this substance, processed for cooking and table use. any of various other soft spreads for bread: apple butter; peanut butter. any of various substances of butterlike consistency, as various metallic chlorides, and certain vegetable […]
a person or thing that is an object of wit, ridicule, sarcasm, contempt, etc. a target. a wall of earth located behind the targets to prevent bullets from scattering over a large area. butts, a wall behind which targets can be safely lowered, scored, and raised during firing practice. butt hinge. Obsolete. a goal; limit. […]
a prosperous businessman from a small town or a farmer who spends his money ostentatiously on visits to a big city. A wealthy business executive or farmer from the provinces: The visiting Butter and Egg Men had their Whoopee in New York person who finances a theatrical production; angel (1920s+)