butt (n.) Old form(s): But
large cask, barrel
TC V.i.25[Patroclus to Thersites] you ruinous butt
Tem II.ii.119[Stephano to Trinculo] I escaped upon a butt of sack
Tem II.ii.131[Stephano to Trinculo] The whole butt
Tem III.ii.1[Stephano to Trinculo and Caliban] When the butt is out we will drink water
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