(in metal construction) a plate which overlaps and fastens two pieces butted together.
to unite with a buttstrap or buttstraps.
a blow struck with the butt of a rifle, as in close combat.
adjective Examples Word Origin Usage Note Contemporary Examples Ban the Speedo! Sean Macaulay October 4, 2009
a weld between two pieces of metal butted together with the abutted ends shortened and thickened and fused together under heat. noun See butt joint
the end or extremity of anything, especially the thicker, larger, or blunt end considered as a bottom, base, support, or handle, as of a log, fishing rod, or pistol. an end that is not used or consumed; remnant: a cigar butt. a lean cut of pork shoulder. Slang. the buttocks. Slang. a cigarette. a person […]