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pointed

[ poin-tid ]
/ ˈpɔɪn tɪd /
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adjective

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Origin of pointed

Middle English word dating back to 1250–1300; see origin at point, -ed2, -ed3

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British Dictionary definitions for pointed

pointed
/ (ˈpɔɪntɪd) /

adjective

Derived forms of pointed

pointedly, adverbpointedness, noun
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