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Definition: Button shell
, n. [OE. boton, botoun, F. bouton button, bud,
prop. something pushing out, fr. bouter to push. See Butt
1. A knob; a small ball; a small, roundish mass.
2. A catch, of various forms and materials, used to fasten
together the different parts of dress, by being attached
to one part, and passing through a slit, called a
buttonhole, in the other; -- used also for ornament.
3. A bud; a germ of a plant. --Shak.
4. A piece of wood or metal, usually flat and elongated,
turning on a nail or screw, to fasten something, as a
5. A globule of metal remaining on an assay cupel or in a
crucible, after fusion.
, a hook for catching a button and drawing it
through a buttonhole, as in buttoning boots and gloves.
(Zo["o]l.), a small, univalve marine shell of
the genus Rotella
(a) The American composite genus Liatris
, having rounded
buttonlike heads of flowers.
(b) An American umbelliferous plant with rigid, narrow
leaves, and flowers in dense heads.
(Bot.), a genus of trees (Conocarpus
furnishing durable timber, mostly natives of the West
To hold by the button
, to detain in conversation to
weariness; to bore; to buttonhole.