dunt

I. \\ˈdənt\ noun (-s)
Etymology: Middle English dount, dunt, variant of dint — more at dint
1. chiefly Scotland : a heavy blow or stroke
2. chiefly Scotland : bruise, wound
3. chiefly Scotland : a quickened beat of the heart : throb
4. Scotland : a sizable lump
II. verb (-ed/-ing/-s)
chiefly Scotland : to strike heavily : beat
1. chiefly Scotland : to fall with a heavy sound
2. chiefly Scotland, of the heart : throb
III. intransitive verb (-ed/-ing/-s)
Etymology: origin unknown
ceramics : to crack while firing or afterward by temperature change or by inversion of crystals to greater volume

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  • dunt — I Scottish Vernacular Dictionary A thump, blow. At wis a helluva dunt ah goat when ah walked intae thon door. II North Country (Newcastle) Words bad coal, mineral charcoal; any imperfection in the quality of a seam of coal …   English dialects glossary

  • dunt — Scots slang, to bump, especially the head. Did you enjoy your football match? No, I got a dunt on the head …   Dictionary of american slang

  • dunt — 1. noun A stroke; a dull sounding blow 2. verb To strike; give a blow to; knock …   Wiktionary

  • dunt — n. thump, hit, stroke, blow; injury caused by a hit; harm caused by a blow …   English contemporary dictionary

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