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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 but·tery /ˈbʌtəri, ˈbʌtri/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 But·ter·y a. Having the qualities, consistence, or appearance, of butter.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 But·ter·y, n.; pl. Butteries
 1. An apartment in a house where butter, milk and other provisions are kept.
    All that need a cool and fresh temper, as cellars, pantries, and butteries, to the north.   --Sir H. Wotton.
 2. A room in some English colleges where liquors, fruit, and refreshments are kept for sale to the students.
    And the major Oxford kept the buttery bar.   --E. Hall.
 3. A cellar in which butts of wine are kept.
 Buttery hatch, a half door between the buttery or kitchen and the hall, in old mansions, over which provisions were passed.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: unpleasantly and excessively suave or ingratiating in manner
             or speech; "buttery praise"; "gave him a fulsome
             introduction"; "an oily sycophantic press agent";
             "oleaginous hypocrisy"; "smarmy self-importance"; "the
             unctuous Uriah Heep" [syn: fulsome, oily, oleaginous,
              smarmy, unctuous]
      2: resembling or containing or spread with butter; "a rich
         buttery cake"
      n 1: a small storeroom for storing foods or wines [syn: pantry,
      2: a teashop where students in British universities can
         purchase light meals