What does butt end mean?

butt end meaning in General Dictionary

thick end associated with handle

Sentence Examples with the word butt end

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.

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