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Butter-Print

Definition of the noun butter-print

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noun

  1. tall annual herb or subshrub of tropical Asia having velvety leaves and yellow flowers and yielding a strong fiber; naturalized in southeastern Europe and United States

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Google previewThe Standard Dictionary of English Slang

Butter-print— A child (usually when illegitimate).

Google previewDictionary of Obsolete and Provincial English (1857)

Containing Words from the English Writers Previous to the Nineteenth Century which are No Longer in Use, Or are Not Used in the Same Sense; and Words which are Now Used Only in the Provincial Dialects by Thomas Wright

Butter-print. A bastard child. Butter-pumps, s. The ovary of the yellow water-lily. Dorset. Butter-shag, s. A slice of bread and butter. North. Butter-tart, *. A tart made as follows : First you must beat a little green citron, a little salt, cinnamon, two mackrooms, a piece of butter that is fresh and good, with the yolks of four raw eggs ; beat all this well together, and put this into a pan, sheeted with fine paste, and bard it over with long slices of paste, and when it is baked, put ...

Google previewDictionary of Obsolete and Provincial English, Containing Words from the English Writers Previous to the Ninetheenth Century which are No Longer in Use ... [etc.] (1857)

by Thomas Wright

BUTTER-PRINT. A bastard child. BUTTER-PUMPS, s. The ovary the yellow water-lily. Dorset. BUTTER-SHAG, s. A slice of bread and butter. North. BUTTER-TART, s. A tart made as follows: First you must beat a little green citron, a little salt, cinnamon, two mackrooms, a piece of butter that is fresh and good, with the yolks of four raw eggs; beat all this well together, and put this into a pan, sheeted with fine paste, and hard it over with long slices of paste, and when ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words (1855)

Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs, and Ancient Customs, from the Fourteenth Century by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps

BUTTER-PRINT. A child. This cant term occurs twice in the plays of Beaumont and Fletcher. BUTTER-PUMPS. The ovary of the yellow water lily. Dorset.

Google previewA Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs, and Ancient Customs, from the Fourteenth Century (1872)

by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps

BUTTER-PRINT. A child. This cant term occurs twice in the plays of Beaumont and Fletcher. BUTTER-PUMPS. The ovary of the yellow water lily. Dorset.

Google previewThe dictionary of trade products, manufacturing, and technical terms (1858)

with a definition of the moneys, weights, and measures of all countries, by Peter Lund Simmonds

Butter-print , a fancy turned wooden mould, for giving an ornamental appearance to but'er pats.

Google previewWalker Remodelled. A New Critical Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language (1836)

by Benjamin Humphrey Smart

is a name given to the bittern; Butter bur is a plant; Butter-print or Butter stamp, is a stamp used by retail Butter-mongers; But'ter-tooth is one of the front broad teeth; Butter-wife is a But'. ter-woman, ...

Google previewThe Commercial Dictionary of Trade Products, Manufacturing and Technical Terms ... (1872)

by Peter Lund Simmonds

BUTTER-PRINT, a fancy turned wooden mould, for giving ...

Google previewThe Chambers Dictionary (1998)

butter oil a dairy product consisting almost entirely of milk fat; butter-paper a translucent greaseproof paper suitable for wrapping butter; butt er-pat a pat of butter; each ofa pair of wooden bats for working butter into shape; butter-plate see butter-dish; butter-print ...

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