punty

noun

pun·​ty ˈpən-tē How to pronounce punty (audio)
plural punties
: a metal rod used for fashioning hot glass

Word History

Etymology

French pontil

First Known Use

1662, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of punty was in 1662

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“Punty.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/punty. Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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