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Definition of Buttle
1. to act as a butler [v BUTTLED, BUTTLING, BUTTLES]
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Literary usage of Buttle
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The reader's handbook of allusions, references, plots and stories by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer (1882)
""in i . . . a и idle won by him (April 14, 1706). MONDOVI. я buttle won by him (April K. 179G). ... of liie Mantua after the buttle of the Mincio. ..."
2. The Civil War in Song and Story: 1860-1865 by Frank Moore (1889)
"... he might well leave the field, thinking the buttle was won — that At« battle was won, for I am writing only about the attack on the rebel left. ..."
3. Universal Biography: Containing a Copious Account, Critical and Historical ...by John Lemprière by John Lemprière (1810)
"(le was chief of the conspiracy of Amboise, and was mude governor of Orleans, after the battle of Dreux. He was killed, bravely fighting, at the buttle el" ..."