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but·ty

(bŭt′ē)
n. pl. but·ties Chiefly British Informal
A sandwich.

[butt(er) + -y.]

butty

(ˈbʌtɪ)
n, pl -ties
(Cookery) chiefly dialect Northern English a sandwich: a jam butty.
[C19: from buttered (bread)]

butty

(ˈbʌtɪ)
n, pl -ties
dialect English (esp in mining parlance) a friend or workmate
[C19: perhaps from obsolete booty sharing, from boot2, later applied to a middleman in a mine]

but•ty

(ˈbʌt i)

n., pl. -ties.
Brit. a fellow worker or friend.
[1780–90; orig. obscure]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.butty - a sandwich; "a bacon butty"
sandwich - two (or more) slices of bread with a filling between them
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
Translations

butty

[ˈbʌtɪ] N (Brit) → bocadillo m

butty

[ˈbʌti] n (British) (= sandwich) → casse-dalle m

butty

n (esp N Engl inf) → Stulle f (dial)
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Whether it's the most generous fillings or the freshest bead, when it comes to a butty you know your stuff.
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Best don't eat a bacon butty with the world's cameras on you, quite frankly"- Former Labour cabinet minister Tessa Jowell's advice to Ed Miliband who was photographed battling with a butty.
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Well perhaps," I suggested, "she should put her own sauce on the butty and take personal responsibility for any mess.
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