A thank-you letter from guest to host. For example, Mother always had to remind the children to send Grandma a bread-and-butter note. [c. 1900]
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The sailors sometimes use it to fry their meat, for want of butter, and find it agreeable enough.
You see, they always butter their chairs so that they won't stick fast when they sit down.Davy and The Goblin|Charles E. Carryl
He turned to the gentle accents of his sweet Alice, breathed in a letter which had been wet with her grateful tears.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
Hoosier hurried on board the boat, and followed Dick's instructions to the letter.
A letter from Fajardo to the king (December 10, 1621) concerns various matters of administration and business.