Punt

Punt may refer to:

In boats:

  • Punt (boat), a flat-bottomed boat with a square-cut bow developed on the River Thames
  • Norfolk Punt, a type of racing dinghy developed in Norfolk
  • Cable ferry, known as a punt in Australian English

In people:

  • Anita Punt (born 1987), a New Zealand field hockey player
  • Jos Punt (born 1946), a Dutch bishop
  • Steve Punt (born 1962), a British comedian, of Punt and Dennis
    • Punt and Dennis, a comedy double act consisting of Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis
  • Terry L. Punt (born 1949), Republican member of the Pennsylvania State Senate

In places:

  • Land of Punt, a trading partner of Ancient Egypt, whose location is now unknown
  • Puntland, a region in north-eastern Somalia, centered on Garowe in the Nugaal province.

Other uses:

  • Punt (football), a way of kicking a ball
  • El Punt, a Catalan newspaper
  • The Punt or Punt √Čireannach, also known as the Irish pound, which was the currency of the Republic of Ireland prior to its changeover to the Euro
  • A tool used in glassmaking
  • A punt mark or pontil mark, left by the glassmaking tool
  • The indented bottom of a wine bottle
  • Colloquial term for a bet or wager in gambling
  • Colloquial term (British?) for seeing a prostitute
  • British Colloquial term for selling something

Other articles related to "punt":

Land Of Punt - Egyptian Expeditions To Punt
... The earliest recorded Egyptian expedition to Punt was organized by Pharaoh Sahure of the Fifth Dynasty (25th century BC) although gold from Punt is recorded as having been in Egypt in the time of king Khufu of the ... there were more expeditions to Punt in the Sixth, Eleventh, Twelfth and Eighteenth dynasties of Egypt ... In the Twelfth dynasty, trade with Punt was celebrated in popular literature in the "Tale of the Shipwrecked Sailor" ...
Punt, Pass, And Kick - External Links
... Official website for NFL Pepsi PUNT, PASS KICK program. ...
La Punt-Chamues-ch - Geography
... La Punt-Chamues-ch has an area, as of 2006, of 63.2 km2 (24.4 sq mi) ... La Punt lies on the northern side of the valley, where the Albula pass ends ... The railway line, with a station, and the main road - road 27 - also pass through La Punt, as does the Inn river ...
Land Of Punt
... The Land of Punt, also called Pwenet, or Pwene by the ancient Egyptians, was an Egyptian trading partner known for producing and exporting gold, aromatic resins, African blackwood, ebony ... At times Punt is referred to as Ta netjer, the "land of the god" ... The exact location of Punt is still debated by historians ...
Land Of Punt - Location
... The majority opinion places Punt in Eastern Africa, based on the fact that the products of Punt (as depicted in the Hatshepsut illustrations) were abundantly found ... The wild animals depicted in Punt include giraffes, baboons, hippopotamuses, and leopards ... Consideration of the articles which the Egyptians obtained from Punt, notably gold and ivory, suggests, however, that these were primarily of African origin ...