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butt

1
1. Shooting Archery
a. a mound of earth behind the target on a target range that stops bullets or wide shots
b. the target itself
c. the target range
2. a low barrier, usually of sods or peat, behind which sportsmen shoot game birds, esp grouse

butt

2
1. a large cask, esp one with a capacity of two hogsheads, for storing wine or beer
2. a US unit of liquid measure equal to 126 US gallons

butt

[bət]
(botany)
The portion of a plant from which the roots extend, for example, the base of a tree trunk.
(building construction)
The bottom or cover edge of a shingle.
(design engineering)
The enlarged and squared-off end of a connecting rod or similar link in a machine.
(mining engineering)
Coal exposed at right angles to the face and, in contrast to the face, generally having a rough surface.
(ordnance)
Rear end of the stock of a rifle or other small arm.

butt

1. A short length of roofing material.
2.
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Should Blues go down, Butt will head back to Newcastle.
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Not only is the government obstructing investigations into the conditions of living detainees, it is also busy denying requests for more information about the circumstances surrounding the death of Pakistani citizen Muhammed Butt.
As the Butts say: "People looking from outside would say he had a better life than most.
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If you're choosing which downpipe to connect to, use one that gets its rain from a large portion of the roof - you won't ll a water butt up that quickly from a porch roof, for example.
LAHORE -- Lahore High Court (LHC) on Monday granted bail to two accused- Habib Butt and Shafqat Bagga - involved in murder of a PPP leader Babar Sohail Butt.