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Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

N. pl. -ies also butty boat an unpowered freight barge intended to be towed.

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butty

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

N. pl. -ies also butty boat an unpowered freight barge intended to be towed.

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butty

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 106 words.

footy, putti, sooty, tutti • shufti • casualty • deputy • butty, cutty, gutty, nutty, puttee, putty,

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butty

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 106 words.

footy, putti, sooty, tutti • shufti • casualty • deputy • butty, cutty, gutty, nutty, puttee, putty,

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butty

in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 15 words.

n. pl. -ies also butty boat an unpowered freight barge intended to be towed.

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butty <i>n.</i>

Jonathon Green.

in Green's Dictionary of Slang

January 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 179 words.

a sandwich; thus jam butty, chip butty etc.

1959 I. & P. Opie Lore and Lang. of Schoolchildren (1977

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butty <i>adj.</i>

Jonathon Green.

in Green's Dictionary of Slang

January 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 67 words.

1 (Irish) short [butt n. (1a)].

1922 Joyce Ulysses 241: He looked butty and short

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butty <i>n.</i>

Jonathon Green.

in Green's Dictionary of Slang

January 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 391 words.

a friend, a ‘mate’.

1837 Comic Almanack Mar. 84: It wood sirprize my old butty James to ear me nocking

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butty

Edited by John Ayto.

in An A-Z of Food and Drink

January 2002; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 3 words.

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Butty

Edited by Sean McMahon and Jo O'Donoghue.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Irish Phrase & Fable

January 2006; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 54 words.

A word meaning a close male friend, almost the equivalent of the American ‘buddy’, though imported from the north of

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Edited by T. F. Hoad.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 24 words.

(dial.) partner, mate; middleman in mining. XIX. prob. evolved from the phr. play BOOTY (XVI) join with confederates to share

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