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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  But  \But\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Butted};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Butting}.] 
  See  {Butt},  v.,  and  {Abut},  v. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Butt  \Butt\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Butted};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Butting}.]  [OE.  butten,  OF  boter  to  push  F.  bouter.  See 
  {Butt}  an  end  and  cf  {Boutade}.] 
  1.  To  join  at  the  butt,  end  or  outward  extremity;  to 
  terminate;  to  be  bounded;  to  abut.  [Written  also  {but}.] 
 
  And  Barnsdale  there  doth  butt  on  Don's  well-watered 
  ground.  --Drayton. 
 
  2.  To  thrust  the  head  forward;  to  strike  by  thrusting  the 
  head  forward,  as  an  ox  or  a  ram.  [See  {Butt},  n.] 
 
  A  snow-white  steer  before  thine  altar  led,  Butts 
  with  his  threatening  brows.  --Dryden. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Butting  \But"ting\,  n. 
  An  abuttal;  a  boundary. 
 
  Without  buttings  or  boundings  on  any  side  --Bp. 
  Beveridge 




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