Water butt
Water butt Wa"ter butt` A large, open-headed cask, set up on end, to contain water. --Dickens. [1913 Webster]

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  • water butt — water butts N COUNT A water butt is a large barrel for collecting rain as it flows off a roof. [BRIT] (in AM, use rain barrel) …   English dictionary

  • water butt — n BrE a large container that is kept outside and used for collecting rainwater …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • water butt — noun a butt set on end to contain water especially to store rainwater • Hypernyms: ↑butt * * * noun 1. : a large cask set up on end to contain water and especially to store rainwater 2. : a receptacle for water (as for a fountain or lavatory) * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • water butt — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms water butt : singular water butt plural water butts British a large container used for collecting rain that comes off the roof of a house …   English dictionary

  • water butt — noun An open ended barrel used to contain rainwater; a rain barrel …   Wiktionary

  • water butt — noun a large barrel used for catching and storing rainwater …   English new terms dictionary

  • water butt — noun (C) especially BrE a barrel 1 (1) used for collecting rainwater …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • water butt — /ˈwɔtə bʌt/ (say wawtuh but) noun an open ended barrel or container for collecting and storing rainwater …   Australian English dictionary

  • water-butt — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Butt — may refer to:* Ass * Buttocks * Anus * Butt, a Kashmiri tribe in Pakistan and India. * Butt (unit), a unit of wine. * Butt (archery), a target for practicing archery. * Butt (sailing), a joint between planks of wood on a ship. * Butt joint, a… …   Wikipedia

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