from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A piece of wood, plastic, or metal that is covered with fabric to form a button.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A disk of bone, wood, or other material, which is made into a button by covering it with cloth.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A disk of bone, wood, or metal, to be covered with fabric to form a button.
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