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have a butcher's

To look at something. Primarily heard in UK. Come, have a butcher's at this—does it look infected to you?
See also: have

take a butcher's

To look at something. Primarily heard in UK. Come, take a butcher's at this—does it look infected to you?
See also: take

the butcher, the baker, the candlestick-maker

People of all ethnicities, professions, and socioeconomic classes. The aim of our program is to draw in and appeal to people from all walks of life—the butcher, the baker, the candlestick-maker, as the rhyme goes.

the butcher, the baker, the candlestick-maker

people of all kinds.
This phrase comes from the traditional nursery rhyme Rub-dub-dub, Three men in a tub .

have a butcher's

have a look. British informal
Butcher's comes here from butcher's hook , rhyming slang for ‘look’.
See also: have

have/take a ˈbutcher’s

(British English, slang) have a look at something: Come over here and have a butcher’s at this!This phrase comes from rhyming slang, in which butcher’s hook stands for ‘look’.
See also: have, take

wood butcher

n. a carpenter. See if you can get a wood butcher to fix this broken panel.
See also: butcher, wood
References in classic literature ?
Then the Sheriff laughed again, but not as though he liked the jest, while the butchers said, one to another, "Before Heaven, never have we seen such a mad rollicking blade.
Thus the bargain was closed, but many of the butchers talked among themselves of the Sheriff, saying that it was but a scurvy trick to beguile a poor spendthrift youth in this way.
The popular family butcher secured three Gold Awards and two Silver Awards for their traditional and speciality pies in the competition.
JAMES CHAPMAN BUTCHERS Participating Chapman shops at 95 Main Street, Wishaw; 35 Glasgow Road, Wishaw; Unit 5, Main Street, Cleland; 12-14 Brandon Arcade, Motherwell; 198 The Loaning, Motherwell and 45 High Street, Carluke The butcher boy logo illustrated here is reproduced elsewhere in this paper on a smaller scale.
Pilot Chemical Company named Pamela Butcher CEO and president.
One Asian butcher said he makes Dh25,000 to Dh30,000 over two or three days, charging Dh250-Dh300 per goat or sheep.
BUILDING butcher from south Wales has been named Wales' strongest man as a result of the physical exercise he undertakes as part of his day-to-day duties and including red meat in his diet.
3] In India, poultry butcher shops are of small scale, where we often witness, birds being killed --carcasses plucked and eviscerated by hand, washed with cold water after evisceration, displayed openly for sale exposing to dust and flies, leading to contamination of the meat.
Butcher as an independent director to the board of directors.
Two competitions are being held at the event to find the best Welsh Young Butcher and Welsh Pork Butcher.
J BRINDON Addy Butchers in Hade Edge, Holmfirth, has made it to the final of the Butcher's Shop of the Year Awards 2016.
I use that technology knowledge and apply it to the business processes we have," Butcher said.
MOURNERS arrived in classic cars for the funeral of a popular butcher.
Butchers throughout the UK are gearing up for National Butchers Week (23-29 March), which aims to celebrate everything that is great about the high street butcher, reinforcing the fact that butchers remain the number one choice for range, service and convenience when it comes to purchasing meat.
At the Grainger Market, the many butcher shops offer the skills, choice, quality products and very good prices to entice all Christmas shoppers.