Irish punt

Irish punt
formerly the basic unit of money in Ireland; equal to 100 pence
Syn: ↑Irish pound, ↑punt, ↑pound
Hypernyms: ↑Irish monetary unit
Part Meronyms: ↑penny

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  • punt — punts, punting, punted (Pronounced [[t]pʌ̱nt[/t]] for meanings 1, 2 and 4, and [[t]p ʊnt[/t]] for meaning 3.) 1) N COUNT A punt is a long boat with a flat bottom. You move the boat along by standing at one end and pushing a long pole against the… …   English dictionary

  • Irish words used in the English language — For a list of Irish words that have been imported into English and other languages, see the at Wiktionary, the free dictionary. : For help with pronunciation, see , , and Irish phonology. Irish words used in English in modern Ireland without… …   Wikipedia

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