dent

Part of speech: verb

To make a dent in; indent.

Part of speech: noun

A small depression, as from a blow; indentation.

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Usage examples "dent":

  1. You can count in Jim Dent on this game. - "Jack Haydon's Quest", John Finnemore.
  2. We found very soon that Dent- dale is much more beautiful than that by which we had ascended. - "Autobiography of Sir George Biddell Airy", George Biddell Airy.
  3. Frank Swinnerton relates that when, as a small boy, he was working for J. M. Dent, Gilbert appeared after office hours with a Dickens preface but refused to leave it because Swinnerton, the only soul left in the place, could not give him the agreed remuneration. - "Gilbert Keith Chesterton", Maisie Ward.