bread and butter n.2
1. the gutter.
|Eve. Standard 19 Aug. cited in (1960).|
|Dict. of Rhy. Sl. 43/1: bread and butter The gutter. Late 19 C. origin, still in use.|
|Dict. of Cockney Rhy. Sl.|
|Ridgey-Didge Oz Jack Lang 19: Bread and Butter [...] gutter.|
|Sun 14 July n.p.: It sounds rather Piccadilly (silly) but it looks like Mike won’t find himself in any bread and butter (gutter) in the future.|
2. (Aus.) a stutter.
|Ridgey-Didge Oz Jack Lang 19: Bread and Butter Stutter.|
|Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nightdress 282: This other little kid, has a terrible bread-and-butter.|
3. an eccentric or mad person [nutter n. (1)].
|Layer Cake 92: I bet he’s a total bread and butter in the John-Wayne-style straightener.|
4. a golf putter.