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for But end
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
But \But\, n. [See 1st But.]
1. A limit; a boundary.
2. The end; esp. the larger or thicker end, or the blunt, in
distinction from the sharp, end. Now disused in this
sense, being replaced by butt. See 1st Butt.
[1913 Webster +PJC]
But end, the larger or thicker end; as, the but end of a
log; the but end of a musket. See Butt, n.
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