Butt

[buht]

  • The end of a gun stock; the part that rests on the shoulder when the gun is mounted.
  • A fixed-position shooting station for British-style driven bird shooting, often rock-lined and partially underground, providing some effect of a blind for the shooter (the Gun) and his loader.
  • The base of the grip on a handgun and the rearmost portion of the stock on a long gun that braces against the shoulder.