- 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
- Alfred,1893–1977, U.S. actor (husband of Lynn Fontanne).
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Examples from the Web for lunt
Colonel Lunt considered that the secret was not his to keep or reveal.
"Lunt has not come back with the pilot-boat, Carvel," said he.Richard Carvel, Complete
Mr. Lunt said that the counsel for the defence had commenced by saying, that he did not know how he was to be answered.
Mr. Lunt here intervened and said it was the custom for the District Attorney to swear to complaints on hearsay evidence.
You have introduced in your argument a great many irrelevant matters, Mr. Dana, and Mr. Lunt may do the same.