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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)
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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