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dunt

noun \ ˈdənt \

Definition of dunt

plural -s
1 chiefly Scottish : a heavy blow or stroke
2 chiefly Scottish : bruise, wound
3 chiefly Scottish : a quickened beat of the heart : throb
4 Scottish : a sizable lump

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Origin and Etymology of dunt

Middle English dount, dunt, variant of dint


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dunt

verb \ " \

Definition of dunt

-ed/-ing/-s
transitive verb
chiefly Scottish : to strike heavily : beat
intransitive verb
1 chiefly Scottish : to fall with a heavy sound
2 chiefly Scottish, of the heart : throb

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dunt

intransitive verb \ " \

Definition of dunt

-ed/-ing/-s
ceramics
: to crack while firing or afterward by temperature change or by inversion of crystals to greater volume

Origin and Etymology of dunt

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