from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Lunt, Alfred 1893-1977. American actor who performed with his wife Lynn Fontanne in many stage productions, including Pygmalion (1926) and Quadrille (1952-1955).
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The match cord formerly used in firing cannon.
- n. A puff of smoke.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To emit smoke; flame; be on fire.
- n. A match, torch, or port-fire anciently used for discharging cannon.
- n. The lock and appurtenances of a match-lock gun. See quotation under snap-work.
- n. A lively combustion; fire and smoke in general.
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- n. United States actor who performed with his wife Lynn Fontanne in many stage productions (1893-1977)
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Noël Coward's comedy opened on Broadway in 1933 where he starred himself alongside husband and wife Alfred Lunt and Lynne Fontanne.
Ten Chimneys (the palatial home of famous actors Lunt and Fontanne -- sadly, the day's tours of the estate were sold out, but we had fun at the attached museum).
Fewer than five students were dismissed, Lunt said.
I smiled thinking back to what Welles had said about Cornelia Lunt and I too realized that one of the greats had passed.
Instead, he answered that it was a woman named Cornelia Lunt, whom he knew as a younger man when she was in her middle 90's.
The 1958 Broadway production was directed by Peter Brook and starred Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne, and theatergoers with long memories talk about it in hushed tones to this day.
Asked to say something during a Broadway audition with Alfred Lunt, a young Marlon Brando recites "Hickory . . . dickory . . . dock" and walks away.
Five players have been dropped from the Four Nations squad, three of them from Huddersfield – Darrell Griffin, Shaun Lunt and Kevin Brown, the Giants captain.
Inter Press Service's Andrea Lunt reports on a recently completed a study of women in news media covering more than 170,000 people in 500 companies across 60 countries.
Lunt says the study shows that gender inequality in the media sphere has been institutionalized.