lunt

[ luhnt, loont ]
/ lʌnt, lunt /
Scot.

noun

a match; the flame used to light a fire.
smoke or steam, especially smoke from a tobacco pipe.

verb (used without object)

to emit smoke or steam.
to smoke a pipe.

verb (used with object)


Nearby words

  1. lunitidal,
  2. lunitidal interval,
  3. lunk,
  4. lunker,
  5. lunkhead,
  6. lunula,
  7. lunular,
  8. lunulate,
  9. luny,
  10. lunéville

Origin of lunt

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

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