butt shaft
noun Date: 1588 a target arrow without a barb

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Butt shaft — An arrow without a barb, for shooting at butts; an arrow. [Also {but shaft}.] Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • butt-shaft — buttˈ shaft noun (Shakespeare) An arrow • • • Main Entry: ↑butt …   Useful english dictionary

  • butt shaft — n. a blunt arrow without a barb …   English World dictionary

  • butt shaft — noun a blunt arrow without a barb; an arrow used for target practice • Hypernyms: ↑arrow * * * noun Etymology: butt (IV) : a target arrow * * * a blunt or barbless arrow. [1580 90] * * * butt shaft, a b …   Useful english dictionary

  • butt shaft — a blunt or barbless arrow. [1580 90] * * * …   Universalium

  • butt — [n1] end, shaft base, bottom, edge, extremity, fag end, foot, fundament, haft, handle, hilt, shank, stock, stub, stump, tail, tip; concept 827 butt / buttocks [n2] animate rear end back end, backside, behind, bottom, bum*, derrière, fanny*,… …   New thesaurus

  • butt — I n 1. end, extremity, tip, tail; bottom, base, support, foundation; handle, shaft, hilt, shank. 2. remnant, leftover. See end (def.6). 3.Slang. rear, rear end. See buttocks . II n victim, scapegoat, Inf. goat, Inf. the one on the receiving end,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • but shaft — Butt shaft Butt shaft An arrow without a barb, for shooting at butts; an arrow. [Also {but shaft}.] Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • The plasma shaft — Album par Red Hot Chili Peppers Sortie 27 Juin 1994 Enregistrement 1989 1994 Durée 37:59 Genre(s) Rock alternatif Producteur(s) …   Wikipédia en Français

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