Usage examples for butt

  1. Though I may be the laughing- stock and the butt of all those around me, I would still be a man to myself. – An Old Man's Love by Anthony Trollope
  2. Take mine, monsieur, and try again, and Tarzan offered his pistol, butt foremost, to the astonished De Coude. – The Return of Tarzan by Edgar Rice Burroughs
  3. With what I managed to find out elsewhere, I was at length satisfied, and happily succeeded in convincing Charley, that he had been the butt of his companions, and that he was far the more injured person in any possible aspect of the affair. – Wilfrid Cumbermede by George MacDonald