Bute


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bute

(bjuːt)
n
(Veterinary Science) slang the drug phenylbutazone, esp when used in the illegal doping of racehorses

Bute

(bjuːt)
n
(Placename) an island off the coast of SW Scotland, in Argyll and Bute council area: situated in the Firth of Clyde, separated from the Cowal peninsula by the Kyles of Bute. Chief town: Rothesay. Pop: 7228 (2001). Area: 121 sq km (47 sq miles)

Bute

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n
(Biography) John Stuart, 3rd Earl of Bute. 1713–92, British Tory statesman; prime minister (1762–63)

Bute

(byut)

n.
1. Also, Bute•shire (ˈbyut ʃɪər, -ʃər) a historic county in SW Scotland, composed of three islands in the Firth of Clyde.
2. an island in the Firth of Clyde, in SW Scotland: part of the county Bute. 7733; 50 sq. mi. (130 sq. km).
References in classic literature ?
One was intended to represent the Earl of Bute, who was supposed to have advised the king to tax America.
Encamping at the west Bute, they found a place swept by the winds, so that it was bare of snow, and there was abundance of bunch grass.
From Godin's River, Captain Bonneville and his followers came out upon the plain of the Three Butes, so called from three singular and isolated hills that rise from the midst.
Close by the name of Sir Pitt Crawley, Baronet (the subject of the present memoir), are written that of his brother, the Reverend Bute Crawley (the great Commoner was in disgrace when the reverend gentleman was born), rector of Crawley-cum-Snailby, and of various other male and female members of the Crawley family.
And now thanks to private donations by two individuals, Bute Park will be producing honey once again.
Festival However, on August 5 and 6, book shop Print Point, Rothesay Library and Bute Museum will be the crime scenes, hosting the inaugural Bute Noir Festival, featuring a stellar cast of writers from Scotland, England and the US.
It was at some point between these two dates that Mount Stuart acquired the Folio because it is mentioned in a catalogue of the Bute library in 1896.
My last four fights have good b his been good, but Bute was good because I went to his backyard, where there were 10,000 people chanting 'Bute, Bute, Bute'.
The 29-year-old DeGale won the title by beating Andre Dirrell on points in May and put the belt on the line against Bute, who was stopped by Carl Froch in 2012.
Bute was detected in some samples, at the level of four parts per billion (4ppb), when further tests were carried out.
These revelations have led to concerns that horses treated with bute could end up in the food chain.
Horsemeat contaminated with traces of bute was (http://www.