hackbutter
Hagbutter Hag"but*ter (h[a^]g"b[u^]t*t[~e]r), n. A soldier armed with a hagbut or arquebus. [Written also {hackbutter}.] --Froude. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • hackbutter — See hackbuteer. * * * …   Universalium

  • hackbutter — hack·but·ter …   English syllables

  • hackbutter — noun see hackbuteer …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hagbutter — Hag but*ter (h[a^]g b[u^]t*t[ e]r), n. A soldier armed with a hagbut or arquebus. [Written also {hackbutter}.] Froude. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”