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adv. & conj. - Except with; unless with; without.
adv. & conj. - Except; besides; save.
adv. & conj. - Excepting or excluding the fact that; save that; were it not that; unless; -- elliptical, for but that.
adv. & conj. - Otherwise than that; that not; -- commonly, after a negative, with that.
adv. & conj. - Only; solely; merely.
adv. & conj. - On the contrary; on the other hand; only; yet; still; however; nevertheless; more; further; -- as connective of sentences or clauses of a sentence, in a sense more or less exceptive or adversative; as, the House of Representatives passed the bill, but the Senate dissented; our wants are many, but quite of another kind.
prep., adv. & conj. - The outer apartment or kitchen of a two-roomed house; -- opposed to ben, the inner room.
n. - A limit; a boundary.
n. - The end; esp. the larger or thicker end, or the blunt, in distinction from the sharp, end. See 1st Butt.
v. i. - See Butt, v., and Abut, v.
v. t. - A limit; a bound; a goal; the extreme bound; the end.
v. t. - The thicker end of anything. See But.
v. t. - A mark to be shot at; a target.
v. t. - A person at whom ridicule, jest, or contempt is directed; as, the butt of the company.
v. t. - A push, thrust, or sudden blow, given by the head of an animal; as, the butt of a ram.
v. t. - A thrust in fencing.
v. t. - A piece of land left unplowed at the end of a field.
v. t. - A joint where the ends of two objects come squarely together without scarfing or chamfering; -- also called butt joint.
v. t. - The end of a connecting rod or other like piece, to which the boxing is attached by the strap, cotter, and gib.
v. t. - The portion of a half-coupling fastened to the end of a hose.
v. t. - The joint where two planks in a strake meet.
v. t. - 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.
v. t. - The thickest and stoutest part of tanned oxhides, used for soles of boots, harness, trunks.
v. t. - The hut or shelter of the person who attends to the targets in rifle practice.

Word "but" contains 3 letters : B T U

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