punty

punty

[puhn-tee]
noun, plural punties.
an iron rod used in glassmaking for handling the hot glass.
Also called pontil.


Origin:
1655–65; variant of pontil

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punty (ˈpʌntɪ)
 
n , pl -ties
Also called: pontil a long iron rod used in the finishing process of glass-blowing
 
[C17: see pontil]

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