What does the word punt mean?

Usage examples for punt

  1. The traditions of the Bushmen say that they came southward from the regions of the Great Lakes, and indeed the king and queen of Punt, as depicted by the Egyptians, were Bushmen or Hottentots. – The Negro by W.E.B. Du Bois
  2. " That means a new punt for me," said Billy, quietly. – The Boy Scouts Book of Stories by Various
  3. Now, I'll be bound that the apparatus for lowering your little punt astern is the ordinary couple of blocks- one at the stem, the other at the stern? – The Eagle Cliff by R.M. Ballantyne