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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 ?
Now, beshrew his heart," quoth jolly Robin, "that would deny a butcher.
So let no man draw up his lip, nor thrust his forefinger into his purse, for I swear that neither butcher nor Sheriff shall pay one penny for this feast.
Ay, that have I," quoth Robin, laughing loudly again, "five hundred and more horned beasts have I and my brothers, and none of them have we been able to sell, else I might not have turned butcher.
LAHORE -- Punjab Halal Development Agency (PHDA) has initated training programme for Lahore-based butchers working in poultry industry.
LAHORE -- Punjab Halal Development Agency (PHDA) has imitated training programme for Lahore-based butchers working in poultry industry.
Two Renfrewshire businesses have emerged as meaty favourites in the Scottish Craft Butchers Savoury Pastry Products Awards 2018.
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.
Dubai: Street butchers make tens of thousands of dirhams during the few days of the Eid Al Adha season by charging exorbitant fees to slaughter sacrificial animals.
Hybu Cig Cymru - Meat Promotion Wales (HCC) will welcome butcher David Todd, of Hugh Phillips Butchers in Swansea, to its stand at the Royal Welsh Show on July 26, where he will display his strength before he competes for the British title in the under-80kg category.
Ideally, butchers should have knowledge on meat hygiene and basic facilities required for them.
BUTCHERS will have just two hours to produce winning displays of meat at this year's Royal Welsh Winter Fair.
J BRINDON Addy Butchers in Hade Edge, Holmfirth, has made it to the final of the Butcher's Shop of the Year Awards 2016.
The late Mr Jones sold the butchers as a going concerning 2012.
A row between Scotland's butchers and bakers is threatening to derail the World Scotch Pie Championships.
PESHAWAR -- Officials of district administration carried a crackdown on Wednesday, arresting 39 butchers for selling meat on meat holiday in parts of provincial metropolis.