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Butterworth

/ˈbʌtəwəθ/
noun
1.
George. 1885–1916, British composer, noted for his interest in folk song and his settings of Housman's poems
2.
Nick. born 1946, English writer and illustrator of children's books, many of which feature Percy, the animal-loving park keeper
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  • butterworth, the historian, gives an elaborate account of it in his description of the Coombs Cairns.

    Legends of Longdendale Thomas Middleton
  • I do think Mrs. butterworth is rather tiresome, if you mean that.

    A Room With A View E. M. Forster
  • Miss butterworth expected that this intelligence would stun Mr. Belcher, but it did not.

    Sevenoaks J. G. Holland
  • "Miss butterworth, father," the anxious voice of his son broke in.

    That Affair Next Door Anna Katharine Green
  • Buckley, of Howarth Parva: a chevron between three bulls' heads caboshed argent; quartering butterworth.

    Lancashire Sketches Edwin Waugh
  • Do you think you could identify him, Miss butterworth, if you should see him?

    That Affair Next Door Anna Katharine Green
  • Miss butterworth put her eye again to the opening, and gave a grunt, a very decided grunt.

    The Circular Study Anna Katharine Green
  • And I cannot believe now that he killed her, can you, Miss butterworth?

    That Affair Next Door Anna Katharine Green
  • Miss butterworth had been brought up in a strict school of manners.

    The Circular Study Anna Katharine Green
  • He walked from the station through the town toward the butterworth farm.

    Poor White Sherwood Anderson

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