- a match; the flame used to light a fire.
- smoke or steam, especially smoke from a tobacco pipe.
- to emit smoke or steam.
- to smoke a pipe.
- to kindle (a fire).
- to light (a pipe, torch, etc.).
- to smoke (a pipe).
Origin of lunt
1540–50; < Dutch lont match, fuse; akin to Middle Low German lunte match, wick
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Examples from the Web for lunts
When the Lunts went to England, in October, they visited these people.
The water had grown too hot for the crabs, and the lights the lad saw were the Spaniards' lunts.The Burgomaster's Wife, Complete
This amounts to a considerable quantity yearly, nearly 60,000 lunts.Memoir of Hendrick Zwaardecroon, commandeur of Jaffnapatam
Our circles are within and within each other, until we come to the crème de la crème of the Lunts and six other families.