PUNT, v.i. To play at basset and omber.
PUNT, n. [L. pons, a bridge.] A flat-bottomed boat used in caulking and repairing ships.
PUNT, n. [Sax. punt, L. pons, a bridge.]
A flat-bottomed boat, used in calking and repairing ships. – Mar. Dict.
To play at basset and omber. – Addison.
- To play at basset, baccara, faro. or omber; to gamble.
- Act of playing at basset,
baccara, faro, etc.
- A flat-bottomed boat
with square ends. It is adapted for use in shallow waters.
propel, as a boat in shallow water, by pushing with a pole against the
bottom; to push or propel (anything) with exertion.
- The act
of punting the ball.
boat or hunt in a punt.
- To kick (the ball) before
it touches the ground, when let fall from the hands.
- To punt a football.