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butt

noun
 
 
/bʌt/
BOTTOM [C] US informal your bottom: He just sits on his butt all day long.The buttocks
CIGARETTE [C] the end of a cigarette that is left after it is smoked: There were cigarette butts all over the floor.Tobacco and smoking
GUN [C] the end of the handle of a gun: the butt of a rifleHandguns and riflesAiming and aimHand weaponsParts of guns
a head butt the act of hitting someone with the top, front part of your headHitting and beatingPunishing by causing pain
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