Buttoning
Button But"ton, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Buttoned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Buttoning}.] [OE. botonen, OF. botoner, F. boutonner. See {Button}, n.] 1. To fasten with a button or buttons; to inclose or make secure with buttons; -- often followed by up. [1913 Webster]

He was a tall, fat, long-bodied man, buttoned up to the throat in a tight green coat. --Dickens. [1913 Webster]

2. To dress or clothe. [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster]


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