- (boat)(for duck shooting)Example sentences
- I had no oars because I thought I could propel the punt with a primitive sail that I had assembled.
- A passerby on shore heard the cries for help, broke a window in a yacht club, grabbed a pair of oars, slipped a punt in the water and rowed out to where he heard the shouting.
- Where once the harbour might have had a currach or two tied up, the inlet is now festooned with yachts and dinghies and motor boats and punts of all shapes and sizes.
- (in boat) See examples:to go puntingsalir de paseo en bateaExample sentences
- The last highlight of our trip was being punted along the River Welland by Ashley Hatton, a young man who had the idea for this unusual business last summer.
- Lucy Boston was captivated by it when she first saw the Manor in 1915, while punting along the river with her brother.
- A variation of the first was to punt yourself along, feet pointing straight downward, gathering speed all the time by pushing off left and right.
- (Sport)(ball)Example sentences
- Holland punts a ball upfield and into what appears to be a parallel universe, where Kevin Kilbane is able to beat his man and deliver a decent cross into the box.
- Ten minutes later Foulger punted the ball upfield and Hoyle flicked it on for Jamie Longley to steer it in.
- At the restart, Armoy fluffed the catch and Shane Hadden was there to punt the ball upfield.
- (Finance, History)Example sentences
- The old punt is equal to one euro and twenty seven cent.
- A computer or printer may be originally priced for the world market in dollars or sterling and translated into punts say, once every six months.
- Francs, Deutschmarks, guilders, punts, drachmas and pesetas will all have gone by the end of February.
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