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butt (v.) Explained

butt (v.) at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

"hit with the head," c.1200, from Anglo-Norm. buter, from O.Fr. boter "to thrust against," from V.L. *bottare "thrust," or from Frankish (cf. O.N. bauta, Low Ger. boten "to strike, beat"). To butt in "rudely intrude" is Amer.Eng., 1900. ///