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He can break open a door by butting it with his head, and the door is the only sufferer.
The young ones are playing like little sheep, jumping and butting around and having a regular frolic.
"Pardon me for butting in this way, but I am in a deuce of a hurry and told the boy it was all right," Farland said.
THE BRAND OF SILENCEHARRINGTON STRONG
All grinned and stared at the clerk, for he ran like a madman, and looked worse than if a ram had been butting him all night long.
You ever hear about the gent who was kicked out of Paradise and told to go scoot along on his belly for butting in?
BULLDOG CARNEYW. A. FRASER
There is no use, no heroism, in butting against the inevitable, yet nothing is entirely inevitable.
A PREFACE TO POLITICSWALTER LIPPMANN
The butting and bellowing of Dick still continued, with little intermission.
ANDE TREMBATHMATTHEW STANLEY KEMP
Angry words followed and Tom took a run at Nailor, butting him in the stomach.
"And, as far as I can see, it won't do any good our butting in," Mrs. Grant continued.
THE BLACK OPALKATHARINE SUSANNAH PRICHARD
A piece of wood fitted, by scarphing or butting, to make good a deficiency in length, as the end of a knee and the like.
THE SAILOR'S WORD-BOOKWILLIAM HENRY SMYTH