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bouton in Medicine

bouton bou·ton (bōō-tôn')
A button, pustule, or knoblike swelling.

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  • The mills had been running for ten years; they always had a night-shift in bouton.

    Steel Charles Rumford Walker
  • On inquiring he learnt that a workman named bouton had produced the car.

    The Romance of Modern Mechanism Archibald Williams
  • He had been in bouton daring his adventurous career, though he could give Jack no information of his friends.

  • The bouton de rose was in waiting at the foot of the stairs as I came down.

    The High Heart Basil King
  • In one Creek version the warning is given by wolves; in another by cranes (see bouton, cited above).

    Myths of the Cherokee James Mooney
  • During a calm, which came on while the ship was off bouton, the Mosquito men were employed in striking turtle with their harpoons.

    Notable Voyagers W.H.G. Kingston and Henry Frith
  • A special train went through bouton that day at about five o'clock.

    Steel Charles Rumford Walker
  • The boiler, which was of the De Dion and bouton type, had a heating surface of 36 square feet, and was registered at 200 lb.

  • I went to the Hotel bouton, where the second-helper on Eight usually eats, and started at the beginning, with pears.

    Steel Charles Rumford Walker
  • The town of bouton is very populous, and beside it runs a fine river, said to come from ten miles up the country.

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