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but·ter

(bŭt'ĕr),
1. A coherent mass of milk fat, obtained by churning or shaking cream until the separate fat globules run together, leaving a liquid residue, buttermilk.
2. A soft solid having more or less the consistency of butter.
[L. butyrum, G. boutyros, prob. fr. bous, cow, + tyros, cheese]

butter

Drug slang
A regional term for:
(1) Marijuana.
(2) Crack cocaine.
 
Nutrition
An oily, unctuous substance obtained from dairy products by churning, commonly used for cooking or as a condiment.

but·ter

(bŭt'ĕr)
1. A coherent emulsion of milk fat, obtained by churning or shaking cream until the separate fat globules run together, leaving a liquid residue, buttermilk.
2. A soft solid having the consistency of butter.
[L. butyrum, G. boutyros, prob. fr. bous, cow, + tyros, cheese]
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Who: Waterfowlers, anyone who hunts where it's wet, hunters with a chronic case of butterfingers.
Managing director Howard Dray bought the company in 1999, and has since seen the production of Butterfingers shortbread grow extensively, recently necessitating the installation of new ovens to cope.
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One of my correspondents reported that Will had said on the show that he'd stolen carloads of Butterfingers "and stored them in YOUR refridgerator [sic] and sold them door to door, claiming he represented the Make a Wish foundation." After I read this, I asked my wife if she ever remembered having carloads of candy bars in our freezer.
# 10 * William Gibson's rarely produced and humorously irreverent look at the story of the first Christmas has a title almost as long as its script: The Butterfingers Angel, Mary & Joseph, Herod the Nut & the Slaughter of 12 Hit Carols in a Pear Tree.
David, who is now involved in the magazine's electronic publishing projects, used to be the magazine's operations manager, running our computer system, not to mention patiently and good- humoredly helping premodern butterfingers like me retrieve lost work and wrestle with e-mail programs.
Cheese and Butterfingers (starring "The Simpsons"), among others.
Lobo, "the aunt who dressed in black but knew how to laugh," appears in "The Loving Strip," fiercely disapproving "each time Rock Hudson pressed his lips on Doris Day," in "the movies' luscious dark." Yet she also dispenses Archie comics and Butterfingers, and is willing to shed her "high collars, sleeves to her wrists" so the children may swim in a public swimming pool where a sign reads "No bathing without an adult." Mora invokes her as a muse in "Ofrenda for Lobo," asking her "to recite old tales" so that together they can "reunite in cuentos of ancestors who rise at dawn,/lift their voices in songs of praise."
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