butcher's

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butcher's

(ˈbʊtʃəz) or

butcher's hook

n
slang Brit a look
[C19: rhyming slang]
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So saying he donned the butcher's blouse and apron, and, climbing into the cart, drove merrily down the road to the town.
Now get thee gone back to thy lass, and give her a sweet kiss from me." So saying, he donned the Butcher's apron, and, climbing into the cart, he took the reins in his hand and drove off through the forest to Nottingham Town.
Then the Sheriff called Robin to him, not knowing him in his butcher's dress, and made him sit close to him on his right hand; for he loved a rich young prodigal--especially when he thought that he might lighten that prodigal's pockets into his own most worshipful purse.
The farrier looked fierce, and the mild butcher's conversational spirit was roused a little.
Thank gracious goodness heavins, I've found him!' With these incoherent exclamations, the young woman burst into another fit of crying, and got so dreadfully hysterical, that a couple of women who came up at the moment asked a butcher's boy with a shiny head of hair anointed with suet, who was also looking on, whether he didn't think he had better run for the doctor.
I have heard her scolded as though she were any ordinary earthly housemaid, and I have seen the butcher's boy trying to flirt with her without a touch of reverence.
This contemptuous tranquillity on the part of an occupant of the house, in response to the butcher's indefatigable efforts to attract notice, so piqued the man of flesh that he determined to withdraw.
Why, sold off in a jiffy, and no character, and I might find myself slaved about under a butcher's boy, or worked to death at some seaside place where no one cared for me, except to find out how fast I could go, or be flogged along in some cart with three or four great men in it going out for a Sunday spree, as I have often seen in the place I lived in before I came here; no," said he, shaking his head, "I hope I shall never come to that."
With all these mouths to fill, and the house to look after, and no one to do the mending, and no money coming in to pay the butcher's bill, things began to look very difficult.
Mr Lee said Butcher launched an unprovoked attack after Mr Lee and his friends had been having "light banter" about Butcher's shoes.
Mr Lee, who was 18 at the time, said that his group had been making fun of Butcher's shoes and comparing them to school shoes as they both stood in an outside area at the Old Lion pub.
Debuted at its new store in Yorba Linda, Calif., the retailer's new "protein" case features Before the Butcher's Uncut brand of plant-based meat alternatives and entrees, merchandised alongside their traditional animal meat counterparts.