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Butt

An obsolete measure of volume equivalent to 126 gallons.
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And then the butter itself seems to communicate a fresh charm--it is so pure, so sweet-scented; it is turned off the mould with such a beautiful firm surface, like marble in a pale yellow light!
"And do you carry the butter to market when you've made it?" said the Captain to Hetty, meanwhile.
"It requires dough and a pat of butter, and a rolling-pin," said Anna Maria, considering Tom Kitten with her head on one side.
Samuel Whiskers got through a hole in the wainscot, and went boldly down the front staircase to the dairy to get the butter. He did not meet anybody.
Then all the old hands remembered that a certain dry mead, into which a few of the cows had been admitted of late, had, in years gone by, spoilt the butter in the same way.
"There is a butter mine just at the opposite side of the village.
The March Hare took the watch and looked at it gloomily: then he dipped it into his cup of tea, and looked at it again: but he could think of nothing better to say than his first remark, `It was the BEST butter, you know.'
It's really delightful to feel worried because butter has gone up five cents a pound."
"It has -- and here's your butter. I'm getting quite expert at marketing.
Bolter having had his laugh out, took a series of large bites, which finished his first hunk of bread and butter, and assisted himself to a second.
One can walk along at one's leisure behind that cow--keep good company, and have milk, butter, and cheese, every day, into the bargain.
I never ceased to be fascinated by their persistence in eating buttered toast with their gloves on, and I observed with admiration the unconcern with which they wiped their fingers on their chair when they thought no one was looking.