Captain Butt ascended it 195 m., to near its source.
Of Scotland has been almost as much the butt of slanderous charges as the Jacobite James III.
The water enters the pores of the wood (which should be placed with the butt end pointing up stream) and dissolves and forces out the sap. After about two weeks in this position it is taken out and stacked in open sheds to be dried in the natural way, or treated by warm air in special chambers.
Ludovico was taken prisoner and carried to France; the city, which had been strictly spared on the first entry of Louis XII., was entered and sacked; and the model of Leonardo's great statue made a butt (as eye witnesses tell) for Gascon archers.
"I saved your butt," Fred muttered, as if reading his mind.
We've got some baseball to play tomorrow; some butt to kick and we're counting on you!
So that in Rome also Cynicism was partly the butt of the satirist and partly the ideal of the thinker.
The finished cylinder is next carried to a rack and the pipe detached from it by applying a cold iron to the neck of thick hot glass which connects pipe-butt and cylinder, the neck cracking at the touch.
He subsequently fell under the spell of the rising impressionist movement and threw in his lot with Monet and his friends, who were at that time the butt of public ridicule.
The butt-end of the island, of poor, rough, wind-beaten hills, is redeemed by the fine harbour of Port Nicholson, which vies with the Waitemata.
Butt as the religion of the hostile Ethiopians, Christianity found political obstacles to its adoption in Yemen; and, as heathenism had quite lost its power, it is intelligible that Dhu Nuwas, who was at war with Ethiopia before the last fatal struggle, became a Jew.
For compression members the shearing area of rivets in butt-joints was made half the useful section of plate in compression.
The total length of this group, from Barra Head to the Butt of Lewis, is 130 m., the breadth varying from less than 1 m.
These noble trees attain very often a height of more than 300 ft., frequently of 350 and even more, and a butt diameter of more than 15 to 20 ft., with clean, straight fluted trunks rising 200 ft.
"And then, old fellow, he gives him one in the teeth with the butt end of his gun..." a soldier whose greatcoat was well tucked up said gaily, with a wide swing of his arm.
Voltaire was not humble enough to be a mere butt, as many of Frederick's led poets were; he was not enough of a gentleman to hold his own place with dignity and discretion; he was constantly jealous both of his equals in age and reputation, such as Maupertuis, and of his juniors and inferiors, such as Baculard D'Arnaud.
Long, provided at one end with an enlarged butt and at the other with a wooden covering; acting as handle and mouthpiece.
From the butt; a bolt of white or brown, 40 in.
Though on the Swiss side it appears to be an isolated obelisk, it is really but the butt end of a ridge, while the Swiss slope is not nearly as steep or difficult as the grand terraced walls of the Italian slope.
Isaac Butt, who died in May 1879, led a parliamentary party of fifty-four, but the Conservatives were strong enough to outvote them and the Liberals together.
Another prodded his horse with the butt end of a musket, and Pierre, bending over his saddlebow and hardly able to control his shying horse, galloped ahead of the soldiers where there was a free space.
He let go and swung the butt of the knife at my head as I fell to the floor.
When the world wasn't expressing sympathy for the old man, they were looking for details on Billie Wassermann, his butt-brand, and all the gory details of the fat twin's execution.
They were fixed by the butt in a socket of stag's horn, mortised into a handle of wood.
I put the knife right against the left cheek of his butt and dug it in.
Tell him to butt out.
But I know for a fact that the glowing end of a cigarette butt can be seen as far away as an arrow can be shot accurately.
With my luck, they'll be mass murderers wanted in 20 states and I'll get my butt kicked for not checking them out.