- 1892, Annie Thomas, "The Honourable Jane.", Belgravia: a London magazine, vol. 79, September, 1892, pg. 10:
- "It was more like a funeral than a wedding," said the butt-woman, who was the sole spectator of the ceremony, with the exception of the bride's uncle and aunt, told her friends afterwards.
- 1909, Edna Bourne Holman, "At Herrick's home in Devon," Scribner's Magazine, March, 1909, vol. XLV, no. 3, pg. 259:
- The butt-woman was just setting forth the need of money for church repairs but she interrupted herself when she found me studying monuments.
(plural butt women)
- Alternative spelling of butt-woman.