butt end definition

  • noun:
    • the bigger or thicker end; See Butt, n.
    • The thicker end of anything. See But end, under 2d But.
    • See butt-end.
    • The thicker, larger, or blunt end of everything: as, the butt-end of a musket or a piece of wood: identical to butt, - Additionally spelled but-end.
    • thick end for the handle

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