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.
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.
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.
The company has recently opened a nearby restaurant - the Butcher's Steak and Grill - already proving a "must try" with customers and wowing the restaurant critics.
Pilot Chemical leadership is confident Pam Butcher's industry and organizational knowledge will be enormous assets as she leads us toward continued success," said Paul Morrisroe, chairman of Pilot Chemical's board of directors.
J BRINDON Addy Butchers in Hade Edge, Holmfirth, has made it to the final of the Butcher's Shop of the Year Awards 2016.