Cookery. a plain cookie whose chief ingredients are butter, flour, and sugar.
a vanilla-flavored cake frosting or filling made principally of softened butter and powdered sugar. a similar mixture used as a filling for bonbons or to flavor ice cream. Contemporary Examples 4 Autumnal Desserts Michel Richard November 17, 2010
any of numerous plants of the genus Ranunculus, having glossy yellow flowers and deeply cut leaves. Historical Examples Dr. Wortle’s School Anthony Trollope The Tale of Betsy Butterfly Arthur Scott Bailey Daisy Ashford: Her Book Daisy Ashford The Incomplete Amorist E. Nesbit Daddy Long-Legs Jean Webster Dr. Wortle’s School Anthony Trollope Aunt Kitty’s Tales Maria […]
butter; milk fat; a mixture of glycerides, mainly butyrin, olein, and palmitin. Historical Examples Agricultural Implements and Machines in the Collection of the National Museum of History and Technology John T. Schlebecker Agricultural Implements and Machines in the Collection of the National Museum of History and Technology John T. Schlebecker Agricultural Implements and Machines in […]
a person who frequently drops things; clumsy person. Historical Examples L’Assommoir Emile Zola The Slang Dictionary John Camden Hotten Loyal to the School Angela Brazil For the Honor of the School Ralph Henry Barbour noun (functioning as sing) (informal) a person who drops things inadvertently or fails to catch things adj. n.