an isolated hill or mountain rising abruptly above the surrounding land.
a city in SW Montana: mining center.
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(Western US & Canadian) an isolated steep-sided flat-topped hill
A steep-sided hill with a flat top, often standing alone in an otherwise flat area. A butte is smaller than a mesa.
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+)
any of certain plants whose flowers are of two shades of yellow, as the toadflax, Linaria vulgaris. Historical Examples Woodcraft Alan Douglas Mother Nature’s Toy-Shop Lina Beard Flowers of Mountain and Plain Edith S. Clements Old-Time Gardens Alice Morse Earle Woodcraft Alan Douglas The Old Market-Cart Mrs. F. B. Smith noun (functioning as sing) any […]