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The word "but" uses 3 letters: btu.

adv. & conj. - Except with; unless with; without. 2

adv. & conj. - Except; besides; save. 2

adv. & conj. - Excepting or excluding the fact that; save that; were it not that; unless; -- elliptical, for but that. 2

adv. & conj. - Otherwise than that; that not; -- commonly, after a negative, with that. 2

adv. & conj. - Only; solely; merely. 2

adv. & conj. - On the contrary; on the other hand; only; yet; still; however; nevertheless; more; further; -- as connective of sentences or clauses of a sentence, in a sense more or less exceptive or adversative; as, the House of Representatives passed the bill, but the Senate dissented; our wants are many, but quite of another kind. 2

prep., adv. & conj. - The outer apartment or kitchen of a two-roomed house; -- opposed to ben, the inner room. 2

n. - A limit; a boundary. 2

n. - The end; esp. the larger or thicker end, or the blunt, in distinction from the sharp, end. See 1st Butt. 2

v. i. - See Butt, v., and Abut, v. 2

v. t. - A limit; a bound; a goal; the extreme bound; the end. 2

v. t. - The thicker end of anything. See But. 2

v. t. - A mark to be shot at; a target. 2

v. t. - A person at whom ridicule, jest, or contempt is directed; as, the butt of the company. 2

v. t. - A push, thrust, or sudden blow, given by the head of an animal; as, the butt of a ram. 2

v. t. - A thrust in fencing. 2

v. t. - A piece of land left unplowed at the end of a field. 2

v. t. - A joint where the ends of two objects come squarely together without scarfing or chamfering; -- also called butt joint. 2

v. t. - The end of a connecting rod or other like piece, to which the boxing is attached by the strap, cotter, and gib. 2

v. t. - The portion of a half-coupling fastened to the end of a hose. 2

v. t. - The joint where two planks in a strake meet. 2

v. t. - A kind of hinge used in hanging doors, etc.; -- so named because fastened on the edge of the door, which butts against the casing, instead of on its face, like the strap hinge; also called butt hinge. 2

v. t. - The thickest and stoutest part of tanned oxhides, used for soles of boots, harness, trunks. 2

v. t. - The hut or shelter of the person who attends to the targets in rifle practice. 2

Direct anagrams of but:

tub

Words formed by adding one letter before or after but (in bold), or to btu in any order:

a - abut tabu tuba h - bhut o - bout r - brut n - bunt s - bust buts stub tubs e - bute tube t - butt

Shorter words found within but

ut




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