from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The color of butter; golden yellow.
  • n. A substance containing a large amount of coloring matter which is mixed with butter, oleomargarin, butterin, or suine, to give it a rich yellow color; a preparation of madder or of arnotto thus used.


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  • Mired in misguided more is more philosophy, I attempt to write Gobble in a large blank spot where butter-color space had already worked its magic.

    Let Me Eat Cake


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