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

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A Trans-Asiatic Direct liner had found a smooth and butted into it full power.
Old man Hasken o' the "East Wind" - Troop seemed to be talking to himself - "he tripped on a hatch an' butted the mainmast with his head - hardish.
How he did it I could not imagine, but he pushed and pulled and butted until he got me through the crowd, and right up to the steps which led to the office.