Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A point; specifically, in music, a dot or point.
  • noun One of the old forms given to the beard.
  • noun A thrust or pass in fencing; a point.
  • noun A stitch or method of work with the needle or the loom: same as point,18.
  • noun Same as pontil.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Fencing) A point or hit.
  • noun a direct stroke or hit.
  • noun a backhanded stroke.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun fencing A point or hit.

Etymologies

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Italian punto.

Examples

  • Rodriguez, the top prosecutor, said there is at least one distribution point - or "punto" - in each of the island's 240 housing projects.

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  • Rodriguez, the top prosecutor, said there is at least one distribution point - or "punto" - in each of the island's 240 housing projects.

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  • Called "punto in aria" or "stitch in the air" by the Italians, the intricate weave became popular in Europe in the 16th and 17th centuries.

    The Changing Face of Lace

  • Venetian chalice-cover of the seventeenth century has a background of cut-work, the figures being worked in punto in aria. (iii) Needle lace made without any foundation at all, and hence called punto in aria.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 8: Infamy-Lapparent

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  • Desde mi punto de vista "Mexconnect" y ¡Arriba México!

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  • Desde mi punto de vista "Mexconnect" y ¡Arriba México!

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  • Desde mi punto de vista "Mexconnect" y ¡Arriba México!

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  • Va a señora caminado por la acera y esta a punto de caer en un hoyo, y alquien hace el comentario ...

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