BUTTER's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of butter
Definition:
n. oily, unctuous substance obtained from cream or milk by churning
Example:
"Two days wrong!" sighed the Hatter, "I told you butter wouldn't suit the works!"
Sentence in Classic:
When the table was cleared, the broken bread collected, the sugar and butter safe under lock and key, she began to reconstruct the interview which she had had the night before with Polly.
Dubliners By James Joyce Context
You will remember, Watson, how the dreadful business of the Abernetty family was first brought to my notice by the depth which the parsley had sunk into the butter upon a hot day.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
And everybody runs to see, and she snatches off my hat, and out comes the bread and what was left of the butter, and she grabbed me, and hugged me, and says:.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain Context
At the end of September the timber had been carted for building the cattleyard on the land that had been allotted to the association of peasants, and the butter from the cows was sold and the profits divided.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
A long table, on which stood an urn, plates and cups, cakes and bread and butter, stretched across one end.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf Context
I began to think there was something disorderly in his being there at all, even if he had not been in the habit of putting his foot in the salt or the melted butter.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
I took advantage of a moment when Joe had just looked at me, and got my bread and butter down my leg.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
Mann gave him a thousand embraces, and what Oliver wanted a great deal more, a piece of bread and butter, less he should seem too hungry when he got to the workhouse.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
For answer Chichikov folded three together, and, having dipped them in melted butter, consigned the lot to his mouth, and then wiped his mouth with a napkin.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context
Then tea came on the scene with cream, butter, and cracknels; then Vassily Ivanovitch took them all into the garden to admire the beauty of the evening.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev Context
In her large black hands was a tray upon which food smoked, two large yams covered with butter, a pile of buckwheat cakes dripping syrup, and a large slice of ham swimming in gravy.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context