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Butt (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Butt

A dependant, poor relation, or simpleton, on whom all kinds of practical jokes are played off; and who serves as a butt for all the shafts of wit and ridicule.

Definition taken from The 1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue, originally by Francis Grose.

Butcher’s Horse * Butter Box

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