from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The official name of the hydrocarbon C4H6. Four isomeric forms are possible, and at least three of these are known.
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For when he hath so done, he is admitted to be partaker of the butine what so euer it be, whereof he should be otherwise partles.
The fiueth parte of their butine is due vnto the king.