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1. To put forth or out; to reach out. How bragly [proudly] it begins to bud, And utter his tender head. (Spenser)

2. To dispose of in trade; to sell or vend. Such mortal drugs I have, but Mantua's law Is death to any he that utters them. (Shak) They bring it home, and utter it commonly by the name of newfoundland fish. (abp. Abbot)

3. Hence, to put in circulation, as money; to put off, as currency; to cause to pass in trade; often used, specifically, of the issue of counterfeit notes or coins, forged or fraudulent documents, and the like; as, to utter coin or bank notes. The whole kingdom should continue in a firm resolution never to receive or utter this fatal coin. (swift)

4. To give public expression to; to disclose; to publish; to speak; to pronounce. Sweet as from blest, uttering joy. The words I utter Let none think flattery, for they 'll find 'em truth. (Shak) And the last words he uttered called me cruel. (Addison)

Synonym: To deliver, give forth, issue, liberate, discharge, pronounce. See Deliver.

Origin: OE. Outren, freq. Of outen to utter, put out, AS. Utian to put out, eject, fr. Ut out. See Out, and cf. Utter.

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... because of first hand experience by my father. PETA said at one point that the cows are not taken care of and that they get huge blisters on their utters but there is no way that a company would jepardize their part in the industry by not keeping the animals healthy. Doesn't exactly make sense ...

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