button (n.)
bud
Ham I.iii.40[Laertes to Ophelia] The canker galls the infants of the spring / Too oft before their buttons be disclosed
TNK III.i.6[Arcite alone] O queen Emilia / Fresher than May, sweeter / Than her gold buttons on the boughs
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