Crossword clues for but
- Word of objection
- Weasel word
- "Life is ___ a dream"
- "However . . ."
- Word repeated when things don't turn out your way
- Objector's beginning
- Objecting word
- Exception introducer
- Aside from
- "On the other hand..."
- "Nothing ___ the best!"
- "Last ___ not least ..."
- "Everything ___ the kitchen sink"
- "___ no-o-o . . ."
- Word after "That's all well and good ..."
- Slowly ___ surely
- Part of ABD
- Part 6 of a Labour Day quotation
- Objector's opening
- Objector's conjunction
- Nothing __ (totally)
- Good-news-to-bad-news transition
- Gone ___ not forgotten
- Everything ___ the Girl
- Condition introduction
- Comeback's lead-in
- Blues Traveler "___ Anyway"
- Aaliyah "Age Ain't Nothing ___ a Number"
- "Yes, ___ . . . "
- "Now wait just a sec ... "
- "None ___ the brave . . . "
- "It's all over ___ the shouting"
- "I'd tell you, ___ then I'd have to kill you"
- "Despite what I just said ..."
- "Anything ___ that!"
- "... life is ___ a dream"
- "... and nothing ___ the truth"
- "___ seriously, folks ..."
- "___ seriously, folks . . ."
- "___ seriously folks, ..."
- "___ seriously folks ..."
- "___ seriously ..."
- "___ I digress"
- "___ I digress ..."
- "___ do you recall the most famous reindeer of all?"
- "__ I digress"
- ''... life is ___ a dream''
- Exceptional word?
- Word preceding 20-Across
- On the other hand
- "___ no-o-o ..."
- Except for
- "___ no-o-o вЂ¦"
- Except that
- "... and nothing ___"
- With 57-Down, possible response to 20-, 31- or 39-Across
- Excuse maker's word
- "However ..."
- "That ... can't be ..."
- Nothing ___ the truth
- Start of an excuse
- "Nothing ___ net"
- Word after which a parent might interrupt a child
- See 26-Across
- Start of a protest
- Word of qualification
- "... 'twas ___ a dream of thee": Donne
- Exceptional start?
- On the contrary
- "___ how?" (words of disbelief)
- Waffle introducer?
- It's "sed" to Caesar
- Twain comment: Part III
- Bon mot: Part 3
- Word of protest
- "None ___ the brave . . . ": Dryden
- Feature of trousers: worn under seat
- However; except
- Bringing container up leads to objection
- I object when old craft's brought back
- Part 3 of quote
- Middle of the quote
- "On the other hand ..."
- "On the other hand . . ."
- Objector's word
- Word of exception
- "Thanks, ___ no thanks"
- Mark Twain quote continued
- Interrupter's word
- "Close, ___ no cigar"
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Butt \Butt\, But \But\, n. [F. but butt, aim (cf. butte knoll), or bout, OF. bot, end, extremity, fr. boter, buter, to push, butt, strike, F. bouter; of German origin; cf. OHG. b[=o]zan, akin to E. beat. See Beat, v. t.]
A limit; a bound; a goal; the extreme bound; the end.
Here is my journey's end, here my butt And very sea mark of my utmost sail.
Note: As applied to land, the word is nearly synonymous with mete, and signifies properly the end line or boundary; the abuttal.
A mark to be shot at; a target.
--Sir W. Scott.
The groom his fellow groom at butts defies, And bends his bow, and levels with his eyes.
A person at whom ridicule, jest, or contempt is directed; as, the butt of the company.
I played a sentence or two at my butt, which I thought very smart.
A push, thrust, or sudden blow, given by the head of an animal; as, the butt of a ram.
A thrust in fencing.
To prove who gave the fairer butt, John shows the chalk on Robert's coat.
A piece of land left unplowed at the end of a field.
The hay was growing upon headlands and butts in cornfields.
A joint where the ends of two objects come squarely together without scarfing or chamfering; -- also called butt joint.
The end of a connecting rod or other like piece, to which the boxing is attached by the strap, cotter, and gib.
The portion of a half-coupling fastened to the end of a hose.
(Shipbuilding) The joint where two planks in a strake meet.
(Carp.) A kind of hinge used in hanging doors, etc.; -- so named because fastened on the edge of the door, which butts against the casing, instead of on its face, like the strap hinge; also called butt hinge.
(Leather Trade) The thickest and stoutest part of tanned oxhides, used for soles of boots, harness, trunks.
The hut or shelter of the person who attends to the targets in rifle practice.
The buttocks; as, get up off your butt and get to work; -- used as a euphemism, less objectionable than ass.
Syn: ass, rear end, derriere, behind, rump, heinie.
Butt chain (Saddlery), a short chain attached to the end of a tug.
Butt end. The thicker end of anything. See But end, under 2d But.
Amen; and make me die a good old man! That's the butt end of a mother's blessing.
A butt's length, the ordinary distance from the place of shooting to the butt, or mark.
Butts and bounds (Conveyancing), abuttals and boundaries. In lands of the ordinary rectangular shape, butts are the lines at the ends (F. bouts), and bounds are those on the sides, or sidings, as they were formerly termed.
Bead and butt. See under Bead.
Butt and butt, joining end to end without overlapping, as planks.
Butt weld (Mech.), a butt joint, made by welding together the flat ends, or edges, of a piece of iron or steel, or of separate pieces, without having them overlap. See Weld.
Full butt, headfirst with full force. [Colloq.] ``The corporal . . . ran full butt at the lieutenant.''
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.]
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.
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.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
adv. 1 merely, only. 2 (context Australian conjunctive English) though, however. conj. except (for), excluding. Preceded by a negation. n. 1 An instance or example of using the word "but". 2 (context Scotland English) The outer room of a small two-room cottage. 3 A limit; a boundary. 4 The end; especially the larger or thicker end, or the blunt, in distinction from the sharp, end; the butt. prep. 1 (context obsolete outside Scotland English) outside of. 2 without, apart from, except.
BUT is a French brand of retail stores specialized in home goods, including furniture, large and small appliances, and consumer electronics.
But or Bout is a gender-neutral Slavic surname that may refer to
- Serhiy But (born 1969), Ukrainian Olympic freestyle skier
- Veniamin But (born 1961), Russian rower
- Viktor Bout (born 1967), Russian arms dealer
- Vladimir But (born 1977), Russian footballer midfielder
BUT or But may refer to:
- "But", a common English conjunction
- Bathpalathang Airport, a domestic airport in Bhutan
- Beijing University of Technology, Beijing, China
- British United Traction, a division of Leyland Motors Ltd
- Brno University of Technology, a university located in Brno, Czech Republic
- "BUT"/"Aishō", a 2007 J-Pop single by Koda Kumi
- But, Opole Voivodeship, a village in Poland
- But (surname)
- For the organic chemical name component, see but-
- BUT (retailer), a French retail store franchise brand
Usage examples of "but".
I saw that Aberrancy was not a fouling of the body, but merely a changing.
Mishani would never have believed it possible - not only that Lucia had been allowed to reach eight harvests of age in the first place, but also that the Empress was foolish enough to think the high families would allow an Aberrant to rule Saramyr.
Kaiku had always been stubborn and wilful, but to be an Aberrant was surely indefensible?
The Empress might have enough support among the nobles to keep a precarious hold on her throne, but she had made no overtures to the common folk, and they were solidly opposed to the idea of an Aberrant ruler.
In truth, she wondered that Tane did not suspect Asara of being an Aberrant, but it seemed that he would rather not know.
A volley of gunfire tore into the Aberrant creature and it squawked in fury, but it would not let go of its prize.
Tane and Asara were firing on the first Aberrant creature, trying to dissuade it from the panicking manxthwa, but it held fast.
It is another key discovery that the old seers made, but in their aberration they relegated it to oblivion until it was rescued by the new seers.
But the fateful decisions secretly made, the intrigues, the treachery, the motives and the aberrations which led up to them, the parts played by the principal actors behind the scenes, the extent of the terror they exercised and their technique of organizing it - all this and much more remained largely hidden from us until the secret German papers turned up.
I love thee, but I should be an untrue friend did I abet thee in thy lawlessness.
Hitler and Mussolini was dead, but a new form of it was condoned and abetted abroad by the United States government.
But the Americans and their abettors were not content with defensive law.
Then the witch with her abhominable science, began to conjure and to make her Ceremonies, to turne the heart of the Baker to his wife, but all was in vaine, wherefore considering on the one side that she could not bring her purpose to passe, and on the other side the losse of her gaine, she ran hastily to the Baker, threatning to send an evill spirit to kill him, by meane of her conjurations.
But I have bethought me, that, since I am growing old and past the age of getting children, one of you, my sons, must abide at home to cherish me and your mother, and to lead our carles in war if trouble falleth upon us.
For if so be it doth not, then may ye all abide at home, and eat of my meat, and drink of my cup, but little chided either for sloth or misdoing, even as it hath been aforetime.