Butter But"ter, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Buttered} (?); p. pr. & vb. n. {Buttering}.] 1. To cover or spread with butter. [1913 Webster]

I know what's what. I know on which side My bread is buttered. --Ford. [1913 Webster]

2. To increase, as stakes, at every throw or every game. [Cant] --Johnson. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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