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butty1 (ˈbʌtɪ Pronunciation for butty1

Definitions

noun

(plural) -ties
  1. (mainly Northern England, dialect) a sandwich   ⇒ a jam butty

Word Origin

C19: from buttered ( bread)

butty2 (ˈbʌtɪ Pronunciation for butty2

Definitions

noun

(plural) -ties
  1. (English, dialect) (esp in mining parlance) a friend or workmate

Word Origin

C19: perhaps from obsolete booty sharing, from boot², later applied to a middleman in a mine

Example Sentences Including 'butty'

A good chip butty might be just what you dreamed of when you were stuck on the side of a 450m-high hunk of rock in the rain and the mud.
New Zealand Herald (2004)
As soon as the youth saw the handbag they began to shout ` butty , butty, butty man".
Dhondy, Farrukh Come to Mecca
As soon as the youth saw the handbag they began to shout `butty, butty, butty man".
Dhondy, Farrukh Come to Mecca
Back at the car, I let the engine idle while I ate my butty and waited for Lomax.
Val McDermid KICK BACK (2002)
Dewsbury, West Yorks THE next bacon butty any of your readers eat may well be the last one made with meat produced here.
Sun, News of the World (2000)
Treatment Don't be wooed by a chip butty , you really couldn't do worse than Superslob.
Etherington, Jan & Brooke-Taylor, Tim Men! A Collector's Guide
was their best joke -- they would have been better off inside a butty.
Times, Sunday Times (2004)

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