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Bute

[byoot] /byut/
noun
1.
Also, Buteshire
[byoot-sheer, -sher] /ˈbyut ʃɪər, -ʃər/ (Show IPA)
. 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. 50 sq. mi. (130 sq. km).
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British Dictionary definitions for buteshire

Buteshire

/ˈbjuːtˌʃɪə; -ʃə/
noun
1.
(until 1975) a county of SW Scotland, consisting of islands in the Firth of Clyde and Kilbrannan Sound: formerly part of Strathclyde region (1975–96), now part of Argyll and Bute council area

Bute1

/bjuːt/
noun
1.
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)

Bute2

/bjuːt/
noun
1.
John Stuart, 3rd Earl of Bute. 1713–92, British Tory statesman; prime minister (1762–63)
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Slang definitions & phrases for buteshire

bute

noun

Butazolidin2, a drug sometimes used to stimulate racehorses (1960s+)

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Related Abbreviations for buteshire

bute

butethol
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