Definitions for "But"
Keywords:  blunt, rifle, thicker, disused, hut
The end; esp. the larger or thicker end, or the blunt, in distinction from the sharp, end. Now disused in this sense, being replaced by butt{2}. See 1st Butt.
The larger or thicker end of anything; the blunt end, in distinction from the sharp end; as, the butt of a rifle. Formerly also spelled but. See 2nd but, n. sense 2.
A mark to be shot at; a target.
Only; solely; merely.
The thickest and stoutest part of tanned oxhides, used for soles of boots, harness, trunks.
and nothing more; "I was merely asking"; "it is simply a matter of time"; "just a scratch"; "he was only a child"; "hopes that last but a moment"
Keywords:  fastened, unplowed, gib, cotter, strap
A limit; a bound; a goal; the extreme bound; the end.
A piece of land left unplowed at the end of a field.
The end of a connecting rod or other like piece, to which the boxing is attached by the strap, cotter, and gib.
A joint where the ends of two objects come squarely together without scarfing or chamfering; -- also called butt joint.
The joint where two planks in a strake meet.
Keywords:  thrust, fencing, ram, push, sudden
A push, thrust, or sudden blow, given by the head of an animal; as, the butt of a ram.
A thrust in fencing.
Except with; unless with; without.
Except; besides; save.
Excepting or excluding the fact that; save that; were it not that; unless; -- elliptical, for but that.
A person at whom ridicule, jest, or contempt is directed; as, the butt of the company.
Keywords:  abut, see
See Butt, v., and Abut, v.
The buttocks; as, get up off your butt and get to work; -- used as a euphemism, less objectionable than ass.
Keywords:  kitchen, ben, apartment, inner, outer
The outer apartment or kitchen of a two-roomed house; -- opposed to ben, the inner room.
Keywords:  boundary, limit
A limit; a boundary.
Keywords:  otherwise, negative, commonly
Otherwise than that; that not; -- commonly, after a negative, with that.