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but·ter·y 1

 (bŭt′ə-rē)
adj.
1. Containing or spread with butter.
2. Like or resembling butter.
3. Marked by effusive and insincere flattery.

but′ter·i·ness n.

but·ter·y 2

 (bŭt′ə-rē, bŭt′rē)
n. pl. but·ter·ies
1. A room in which liquors are stored.
2. Chiefly British A place in colleges and universities where students may buy provisions.

[Middle English buttrie, from Anglo-Norman buterie, alteration of botelerie, from Old French botele, bottle; see bottle.]

buttery

(ˈbʌtərɪ)
adj
1. (Cookery) containing, like, or coated with butter
2. informal grossly or insincerely flattering; obsequious
ˈbutteriness n

buttery

(ˈbʌtərɪ)
n, pl -teries
1. (Architecture) a room for storing foods or wines
2. (Education) Brit (in some universities) a room in which food is supplied or sold to students
[C14: from Anglo-French boterie, from Anglo-Latin buteria, probably from butta cask, butt4]

but•ter•y1

(ˈbʌt ə ri)

adj.
1. like, containing, or spread with butter.
2. resembling butter, as in smoothness or softness of texture.
3. grossly flattering; smarmy.
[1350–1400]
but′ter•i•ness, n.

but•ter•y2

(ˈbʌt ə ri, ˈbʌ tri)

n., pl. -ter•ies.
1. Chiefly New Eng. a storeroom for provisions, wines, and liquors; pantry or larder.
2. Brit. a room in a college or university where students may buy food and drink.
[1350–1400; Middle English boterie < Anglo-French, probably derivative of bote butt4]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.buttery - a small storeroom for storing foods or winesbuttery - a small storeroom for storing foods or wines
still room, stillroom - a pantry or storeroom connected with the kitchen (especially in a large house) for preparing tea and beverages and for storing liquors and preserves and tea etc
storage room, storeroom, stowage - a room in which things are stored
2.buttery - a teashop where students in British universities can purchase light meals
tea parlor, tea parlour, teahouse, tearoom, teashop - a restaurant where tea and light meals are available
Adj.1.buttery - unpleasantly and excessively suave or ingratiating in manner or speech; "buttery praise"; "gave him a fulsome introduction"; "an oily sycophantic press agent"; "oleaginous hypocrisy"; "smarmy self-importance"; "the unctuous Uriah Heep"; "soapy compliments"
insincere - lacking sincerity; "a charming but thoroughly insincere woman"; "their praise was extravagant and insincere"
2.buttery - resembling or containing or spread with butter; "a rich buttery cake"
fatty, fat - containing or composed of fat; "fatty food"; "fat tissue"
Translations
زُبْدي
máslovýna máslo
vajas
smjörkenndur; òakinn smjöri
maslovýna maslo

buttery

[ˈbʌtərɪ] Ndespensa f

buttery

[ˈbʌtəri] adj
(= tasting of butter) [shortbread, pastry] → au beurre; [taste] → de beurre
(= served with butter) [potatoes] → au beurrebutt-naked [ˌbʌtˈneɪkɪd] adj (mainly US)à poil

buttery

nVorratskammer f; (Univ) → Cafeteria f

butter

(ˈbatə) noun
a fatty substance made from cream by churning.
verb
to spread with butter. She buttered the bread.
ˈbuttery adjective
a buttery knife.
ˈbutterfingers noun
a person who is likely to drop things which he or she is carrying.
ˈbutterscotch (-skotʃ) noun
a kind of hard toffee made with butter.
butter up
to flatter (someone) usually because one wants him to do something for one.
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Craintif que l'on ne divise les fideles etablis sur sa seigneurie au profit de la Bouteillerie et de Saint-Roch-des-Aulnaies (28), le seigneur de La Pocatiere redige un memoire, en 1722, dans lequel il reclame son droit d'avoir une cure permanente.
much less than] Deschamps de La Bouteillerie, Jean-Baptiste-Francoise [much greater than], p.