buttonmould
Buttonmold But"ton*mold`, n. A disk of bone, wood, or other material, which is made into a button by covering it with cloth. [Written also {buttonmould}.] [1913 Webster]

{Fossil buttonmolds}, joints of encrinites. See {Encrinite}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • buttonmould — /ˈbʌtnmoʊld/ (say butnmohld) noun a disc of bone, wood, metal, plastic, etc., to be covered with fabric to form a button …   Australian English dictionary

  • buttonmould — noun see buttonmold …   Useful english dictionary

  • Buttonmould Row —    In Dean s Court, St. Martin s le Grand (P.C. 1732 Boyle, 1799).    Not named in maps …   Dictionary of London

  • Buttonmold — But ton*mold , n. A disk of bone, wood, or other material, which is made into a button by covering it with cloth. [Written also {buttonmould}.] [1913 Webster] {Fossil buttonmolds}, joints of encrinites. See {Encrinite}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fossil buttonmolds — Buttonmold But ton*mold , n. A disk of bone, wood, or other material, which is made into a button by covering it with cloth. [Written also {buttonmould}.] [1913 Webster] {Fossil buttonmolds}, joints of encrinites. See {Encrinite}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • buttonmold — noun also buttonmould ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ : a disk (as of wood or metal) to be made into a button by covering with cloth * * * /but n mohld /, n. a small disk or knob of wood, metal, plastic, etc., to be covered with fabric to form an ornamental… …   Useful english dictionary

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