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BUTT. A measure of capacity, equal to one hundred and eight gallons. See Measure.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Butts had to be set up in every town which were to be used for practise.
Several applications had been submitted to heads of various departments against alleged embezzlement by Butt. The case was assigned to the NAB, which found Butt guilty after initial investigation.
According to NAB sources, Butt was an employee of the public health engineering department, but allegedly through political support got the post of the Wasa MD and remained on the position for nine years.
Dropping a cigarette butt or gum is a littering offence which can lead to a [pounds sterling]120 fixed penalty notice or a fine of up to [pounds sterling]2,500 and a criminal conviction if the matter proceeds to court.
When a cigarette butt enters the water, it starts leaking these substances within hours and the consequences are deadly for the fish and other marine life.
According to a private TV channel, Butt has fled to London after the footage of Judge was shown by PML-N leaders in a press conference.
Butt, a winner at the event as a young United player back in 1991, says it is a massive honour to be involved in the competition once again.
But according to the description given by Maryam: 'Judge Arshad Malik's official car with a green number plate comes to escort Nasir Butt sb who then follows the car to judge sb's residence.
Ghulam Nabi Fai, denounced Maqbool Butt's hanging by India's authorities for protesting their illegal occupation of Kashmir since 1947, after having been tortured and inhumanely imprisoned him in the disputed territory of Kashmir.
Ashiq Butt, has left behind a sons, Daniyal Butt in heirs.His funeral will be held on Wednesday (today) shehbaz Town Quetta.
The legal counsel of Butt stated that the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) had completed its interrogation from his client.
Therefore, the lawyer said that Butt should be released on bail, adding that his client had already become an approver in the case against former railway minister Khawaja Saad Rafique and his brother Salman Rafique.