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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?
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’.