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  • n. Plural form of dunt.


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  • “I thank heaven I can be as deaf as any one; and if she comes to dunts, I have twa hands to paik her with.”

    The Fortunes of Nigel

  • If I hadn't given you yon dunts on your shoulders you never would have heard him and never would have killed him.

    The Judge

  • Words gang wi 'the wind, but dunts are out o' season.

    The Proverbs of Scotland

  • It is a most wonderful thing to the eye of a philosopher, to make observation how youth gets up, notwithstanding all the dunts and tumbles of infancy -- to say nothing of the spaining-brash and the teeth-cutting; and to behold the visible changes that the course of a few years produces.

    The Life of Mansie Wauch tailor in Dalkeith

  • The last time we met, Postlethwaite treated me to the full guided tour of his amazing physiognomy, pointing out the dunts and gouges from playing rugby union in his youth, as well as those from rugby league, adding almost as an afterthought that his nose was broken three more times in pub brawls.


  • Meg's clours are to be borne wi 'a' complaisancy, but Birsie's dunts are, so to speak, gratuitous! "

    The Lilac Sunbonnet

  • Them 'at h'ard it tellt me' at there was NO accoontin ', as I tell you, for the reemish they baith h'ard -- whiles douf-like dunts, an' whiles speech o 'mou', beggin 'an' groanin 'as gien the enemy war bodily present to the puir sinner. "

    Warlock o' Glenwarlock

  • I can be as deaf as any one; and if she comes to dunts, I have twa hands to paik her with. "

    The Fortunes of Nigel


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