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[luhnt, loont]Scot.
  1. a match; the flame used to light a fire.
  2. smoke or steam, especially smoke from a tobacco pipe.
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verb (used without object)
  1. to emit smoke or steam.
  2. to smoke a pipe.
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verb (used with object)
  1. to kindle (a fire).
  2. to light (a pipe, torch, etc.).
  3. to smoke (a pipe).
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Origin of lunt

1540–50; < Dutch lont match, fuse; akin to Middle Low German lunte match, wick
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