Butt Butt, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Butted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Butting}.] [OE. butten, OF. boter to push, F. bouter. See {Butt} an end, and cf. {Boutade}.] 1. To join at the butt, end, or outward extremity; to terminate; to be bounded; to abut. [Written also {but}.] [1913 Webster]

And Barnsdale there doth butt on Don's well-watered ground. --Drayton. [1913 Webster]

2. To thrust the head forward; to strike by thrusting the head forward, as an ox or a ram. [See {Butt}, n.] [1913 Webster]

A snow-white steer before thine altar led, Butts with his threatening brows. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

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