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Definition: To hold by the button
Button \But"ton\, 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.
Button hook, a hook for catching a button and drawing it
through a buttonhole, as in buttoning boots and gloves.
Button shell (Zo["o]l.), a small, univalve marine shell of
the genus Rotella.
Button snakeroot. (Bot.)
(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.
Button tree (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.