Punt

Punt can mean the following:

* A type of boat
**Punt (boat), a flat-bottomed boat with a square-cut bow developed on the River Thames
**Norfolk Punt, a type of racing dinghy developed in Norfolk
**Cable ferry, known as a punt in Australian English
* Punt (football), a way of kicking a ball
* Land of Punt, a fabled site in eastern Africa that was the source of many exotic products
* Punt, the indentation on the bottom of a wine bottle
* the Irish word for pound, specifically the Irish pound
* "El Punt", a Catalan newspaper

People

* Jos Punt (1946– ), a Dutch bishop
* Steve Punt (1962– ), a British comedian, of Punt and Dennis


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  • punt — ● punt nom masculin (anglais punt) Petite embarcation plate pour chasser les canards en mer et dans les estuaires. 1. punt [pœnt] n. m. ÉTYM. 1895, in D. D. L.; mot angl., d après le lat. ponto « bateau de transport gaulois ». ❖ ♦ Rare. Emb …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • punt — punt1 [punt] n. [< slang of Rugby School, England: ? form of dial. bunt, to strike, kick: see BUNT1] Football a kick in which the ball is dropped and kicked before it hits the ground vt., vi. to kick (a football) in this way punt2 [punt] n.… …   English World dictionary

  • punt — Ⅰ. punt [1] ► NOUN ▪ a long, narrow, flat bottomed boat, square at both ends and propelled with a long pole. ► VERB ▪ travel or convey in a punt. ORIGIN Latin ponto, denoting a flat bottomed ferry boat. Ⅱ. punt [2] …   English terms dictionary

  • punt — punt; punt·latsh; punt·man; rhu·punt; punt·er; …   English syllables

  • Punt — Punt, v. i. 1. To boat or hunt in a punt. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. To punt a football. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Punt — Punt, n. [AS., fr. L. ponto punt, pontoon. See {Pontoon}.] (Naut.) A flat bottomed boat with square ends. It is adapted for use in shallow waters. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Punt — bezeichnet: ein in ägyptischen Quellen beschriebenes Land, siehe Punt (Goldland) ein Spielzug beim American Football, siehe Punt (American Football) ein selbsterklärtes autonomes Gebiet in Somalia, siehe Puntland in der gälischen Sprache das… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • punt — UK US /pʌnt/ noun [C] FINANCE ● take a punt on sth Cf. take a punt on sth …   Financial and business terms


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