like, containing, or spread with butter.
resembling butter, as in smoothness or softness of texture:
a vest of buttery leather.
grossly flattering; smarmy.
Chiefly New England. a room or rooms in which the provisions, wines, and liquors of a household are kept; pantry; larder.
a room in colleges, especially at Oxford and Cambridge universities, from which articles of food and drink are sold or dispensed to the students.
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containing, like, or coated with butter
(informal) grossly or insincerely flattering; obsequious
noun (pl) -teries
a room for storing foods or wines
(Brit) (in some universities) a room in which food is supplied or sold to students
noun an artificial butter made partly from milk Historical Examples The Dwelling Place of Light, Complete Winston Churchill Human Foods and Their Nutritive Value Harry Snyder The Innocent Adventuress Mary Hastings Bradley A Handbook of Health Woods Hutchinson The Story of Crisco Marion Harris Neil Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 93, August 13, 1887 […]
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 […]
noun a lake in NW England, in Cumbria, in the Lake District, southwest of Keswick. Length: 2 km (1.25 miles) Historical Examples The English Lakes A. G. Bradley As the Crow Flies Walter Phelps Dodge The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth, Vol. VI (of 8) William Wordsworth The Collected Writing of Thomas De Quincey, Vol. […]
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