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buttony | buttress | buttressed | buttressing | buttweld | butty | butut | butyl | butyl alcohol | butyl mercaptan | butyl nitrite

butty

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Noun
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but=ty

CIDE DICTIONARY

buttyn. 
     One who mines by contract, at so much per ton of coal or ore.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

butty, n. (pl. -ies)
1 colloq. or dial. a mate; a companion.
2 hist. a middleman negotiating between a mine-owner and the miners.
3 a barge or other craft towed by another.

Idiom
butty-gang a gang of men contracted to work on a large job and sharing the profits equally.
butty, n. (pl. -ies) N.Engl.
1 a sandwich (bacon butty).
2 a slice of bread and butter.

Etymology
BUTTER + -Y(2)

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