- to work or serve as a butler.
Origin of buttle
First recorded in 1865–70; back formation from butler
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Examples from the Web for buttle
Only today he said that he's livin' in a palace with a sure-enough butler to buttle.A Yankee Flier Over Berlin
What shall we do; take chances on having breakfast with Mr. Buttle?The Motor Boys Over the Ocean
Buttle saw her eyes sweep the place as if taking in its resources.
Buttle's experience had been that you might take time, if you did not charge for it.
Buttle mentioned to his friends at The Clock that he was sure of it.