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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A bridge.
  • n. A large flat-boat; a float.
  • n. A ferry-boat operated by means of a cable.

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  • "pont" in Hungarian means: dot / exactly / just

    August 7, 2012

  • "(...) and I had reached the moment when Father Inire and I had embraced, and I had mounted the pont to the ship of the Hierodules, which was to take me to this ship, the ship of the Hierogrammate, the ship of Tzadkiel, though I did not know it." -- Gene Wolfe, The Urth of the New Sun

    October 1, 2008