punt


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Punt \Punt\, n. (Football)
   The act of punting the ball.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Punt \Punt\, v. i.
   1. To boat or hunt in a punt.
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   2. To punt a football.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Punt \Punt\, v. i. [F. ponter, or It. puntare, fr. L. punctum
   point. See Point.]
   To play at basset, baccara, faro. or omber; to gamble.
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         She heard . . . of his punting at gaming tables.
                                                  --Thackeray.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Punt \Punt\, n.
   Act of playing at basset, baccara, faro, etc.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Punt \Punt\, v. t.
   1. To propel, as a boat in shallow water, by pushing with a
      pole against the bottom; to push or propel (anything) with
      exertion. --Livingstone.
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   2. (Football) To kick (the ball) before it touches the
      ground, when let fall from the hands.
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