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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of buttle.

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Examples

  • But he never misses a drill for anybody or any weather, and when he's out, the under-housemaid "buttles" for him like a lamb.

    Elizabeth's Campaign

  • I am, thing Sing Larynx, letter potent to play the sem backwards like Oscan wild or in shunt Persse trans-luding from the Otherman or off the Toptic or anything off the types of my finklers in the draught or with buttles, with my oyes thickshut and all.

    Finnegans Wake

  • James, he buttles me into a bathroom the like o 'which I never seen afore, and then he buttles me into a suit o' somebody's clothes and into a room at the top o 'the house next to his'n, and then he comes back and buttles a comb and brush at me.

    Danny's Own Story

  • Xs "Then he buttles me into a suit 'o somebody's clothes and into a room at the top' o the house next to his'n, and then he comes bak and buttles a comb and brush at me" she says she is going fur to reform me.

    Danny's Own Story

  • 1 Twelve buttles man, twentyeight bows of curls, forty bonnets woman and every youthfully yours makes alleven add the hundred.

    Finnegans Wake

  • Great goodness, no! Were you Marely quean of Scuts or but Chrestien the Last, (our duty to you, chris! royalty, squat!) how matt your mark, though luked your johl, here’s dapplebellied mugs and troublebedded rooms and sawdust strown in expectoration and for ratification by specification of your information, Mr Knight, tuntapster, buttles; his alefru’s up to his hip.

    Finnegans Wake

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