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used by blacksmiths to pare the hoofs of horses. It has a blade like a chisel, and is operated by a thrust movement, the handle resting against the shoulder. The term is probably from the French boutoir; Provincial, boutavan. Some old Roman paring-implements of iron are yet extant. But′ter-mold. (Husbandry.) An implement by which pats of butter of a given size are shaped and printed for market. Buttertongs. An implement for cutting and transferring pieces of butter. In Fig. 1001 the blades are attached to shanks which unite in a spring coil, so as to separate them when not in actual use. But′ter-work′er. (Husbandry.) An implement for pressing and rolling butter to free it of the buttermilk. It may be a fluted roller working in a bowl or on a board, or a conical roller on a slanting board which permits the buttermilk to run off. Butt-hinge. Butting-machine. Butting-ring. Butt-how′el. (Coopering.) A howeling-adze used by coopers. But