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Definition of Butter

Butter

  1. An oily, unctuous substance obtained from cream or milk by churning.
  2. Any substance resembling butter in degree of consistence, or other qualities, especially, in old chemistry, the chlorides, as butter of antimony, sesquichloride of antimony; also, certain concrete fat oils remaining nearly solid at ordinary temperatures, as butter of cacao, vegetable butter, shea butter.
  3. To cover or spread with butter.
  4. To increase, as stakes, at every throw or every game.
  5. One who, or that which, butts.

Butter Quotations

The father of a daughter is nothing but a high-class hostage. A father turns a stony face to his sons, berates them, shakes his antlers, paws the ground, snorts, runs them off into the underbrush, but when his daughter puts her arm over his shoulder and says, 'Daddy, I need to ask you something,' he is a pat of butter in a hot frying pan.
Garrison Keillor

I love KIND bars. My favorites are coconut and almond and the dark chocolate and sea salt because staying fueled helps keep me from getting sick or injured. Bananas have also made a great comeback in my life. My kids eat them all the time on the go, which has inspired my go-to pre-run morning meal of peanut butter and banana on toast.
Summer Sanders

In the 1960s, you could eat anything you wanted, and of course, people were smoking cigarettes and all kinds of things, and there was no talk about fat and anything like that, and butter and cream were rife. Those were lovely days for gastronomy, I must say.
Julia Child

Man cannot live by bread alone; he must have peanut butter.
James A. Garfield

If I have a weakness, it's probably ice cream. That's where I get lax, sloppy. I'll sneak into the refrigerator at night and take two or three bites and put it back. Butter pecan. Only two or three bites, but it shows.
Jack Nicklaus
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Butter Translations

butter in Afrikaans is botter
butter in Dutch is boter
butter in Finnish is voi
butter in French is beurre
butter in German is Butter, Butter, mit Butter bestreichen
butter in Italian is burro
butter in Portuguese is manteiga
butter in Spanish is manteca, mantequilla
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