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bouton in Medicine

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

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  • On inquiring he learnt that a workman named bouton had produced the car.

    The Romance of Modern Mechanism Archibald Williams
  • Thus came the partnership, in 1882, with bouton and Trepardoux.

    Automobile Biographies

    Lyman Horace Weeks
  • bouton's Rough and Ready is quoted from $5 to $25 if on original envelope.

  • At the railroad end was the Hotel bouton, where I had breakfasted.

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

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

    The High Heart Basil King
  • 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
  • Thence they sailed by the north of Gilolo, stopping at bouton to take in provisions and water, till they reached Batavia.

    Notable Voyagers W.H.G. Kingston and Henry Frith
  • 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.

  • We next passed by the S. end of the island of bouton, or Booton, which is pretty large, and in the lat.

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