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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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Just need a few butties and a bottle of dandelion and burdock for Tommy".
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You got no balls, no backbone, no loyalty to your butties.
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THEY came, they toiled and eventually they conquered three Welsh mountains - fuelled by bacon-and-egg butties and Gwen's homemade flapjacks.
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Call me a chauvinist pig, and I know it might well raise feminist eyebrows but I cannot help but think that women are unenthusiastic about bacon butties, and see pies only as the price they are willing to pay for a relationship.
A tombola and refreshments including bacon butties, hot dogs mince pies and mulled wine are also part of the festivities, from 11am to 1pm, at the Community Centre, on Cypress Road.