Definition for RE-BUT'

RE-BUT', v.t. [Fr. rebuter; Norm. rebutter; from the root of but, Fr. bout, end; bouter, to put; bouder, to pout; It. ributtare, to drive back, also to vomit. See Butt and Pout. Class Bd.]

To repel; to oppose by argument, plea or countervailing proof. [It is used by lawyers in a general sense.]

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