Butter print

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Butter print a piece of carved wood used to mark pats of butter; -- called also butter stamp.
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Usage

In literature:

Anyhow, Sim was all out of cheese, but he had some nice print butter, just in.
"The Rise of Roscoe Paine" by Joseph C. Lincoln
He sat looking at the two prints of butter on his plate but could not eat the damp bread.
"A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man" by James Joyce
Butter that comes in pound prints lends itself readily to the cutting of small cubes or squares for serving.
"Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 2" by Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
It's good enough to print, and I don't think the butter is.
"Coffee and Repartee" by John Kendrick Bangs
The yellow print of butter and some rounds from a brown loaf were already on the table.
"Faith Gartney's Girlhood" by Mrs. A. D. T. Whitney
When she had done that she printed a star on top of the roll, and the butter was ready to take to Grandmother.
"Tell Me Another Story" by Carolyn Sherwin Bailey
Butter Prints, about 1860.
"Agricultural Implements and Machines in the Collection of the National Museum of History and Technology" by John T. Schlebecker
John Evans was raking hay in a field on the south side of his cottage, while his wife was in the dairy printing butter for market.
"Harper's Young People, August 24, 1880" by Various
By twelve I have my sweet golden butter printed, have heard Jerrine's lessons and have dinner ready.
"The American Country Girl" by Martha Foote Crow
Press nectareous Cyder from my loaded Trees, Print the sweet Butter, turn the Drying Cheese.
"Benjamin Franklin" by Frank Luther Mott
Ipswich: printed and sold by C. Punchard, bookseller, in the Butter-market.
"A Book about Doctors" by John Cordy Jeaffreson
Butters has brains enough to know it is worth the printing.
"Miss Primrose" by Roy Rolfe Gilson
Patsy came down, and was working up the golden butter, printing it with her prettiest molds.
"Old Times in Dixie Land" by Caroline E. Merrick
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