American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- An island of southwest Scotland in the Firth of Clyde.
“Kellerman has compared Bute to Joe Calzaghe, who vacated the title Bute captured three years ago.”
“Adam: As if to prove me right that we can’t agree, I have no interest in Bute Montana (? where did this come from?) and have already seen the Grand Canyon and Yellowstone (though I would do both again with you happily).”
“Carl Froch goes home to Nottingham to tend physical and mental bruises after being confounded by the boxing genius of Andre Ward but he will be comforted by the prospect of a two-fight challenge against the IBF champion, Lucian Bute, that is all but a done deal.”
“It was the ninth defence of the International Boxing Federation super-middleweight title Bute won in 2007 and it came against a former light heavyweight champion who has the best credentials of any opponent he has faced.”
“ShoBox announcers Nick Charles (blow-by-blow) and Steve Farhood (expert analyst) called the Bute-Andrade fight and are eager to see how this one plays out.”
“By a division of old "Bute," one of the Colonial counties, in the year 1779, Franklin and Warren were established.”
“The name, "Bute," was cast aside on account of Earl Bute's hostility to the cause of liberty, and the names Franklin and Warren were given to the divided territory in honor of the distinguished philosopher and statesman, Dr. Benjamin Franklin, and Dr. Joseph Warren, the patriot-hero, who fell at Bunker Hill.”
“ARBUTUS, sturdy yeoman usually known as "Bute," in Bayard Taylor's novel _Hannah Thurston.”
“Bute," said his Royal Highness, "you are the very man to be envoy at some small proud German court where there is nothing to do.”
“Many companies such as Bute from Scotland have begun to manufacture high-quality Fifties-style fabrics and colours again.”
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