dunt

dunt

1 [duhnt, doont] Scot.
noun
1.
a hard blow or hit, especially one that makes a dull sound; thump.
verb (used with object)
2.
to strike, especially with a dull sound.

Origin:
1375–1425; late Middle English; cognate with Sw dunt dint

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dunt

2 [duhnt]
verb (used without object)
(of ceramic ware) to crack because of excessively rapid cooling.

Origin:
origin uncertain

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dunt (dʌnt, dʊnt)
 
n
1.  a blow; thump
2.  the injury caused by such a blow
 
vb
3.  to strike or hit
 
[C15: perhaps variant of dint]

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