an island near the W coast of Thailand. 294 sq. mi. (761 sq. km).
an island and province of S Thailand, in the Andaman Sea: mainly flat; suffered badly in the Indian Ocean tsunami of December 2004. Area: 534 sq km (206 sq miles)
the chief town of the island of Phuket; a popular tourist resort
/fʌt/ noun 1. a representation of a muffled explosive sound adverb 2. go phut, to break down or collapse Phut is placed between Egypt and Canaan in Gen. 10:6, and elsewhere we find the people of Phut described as mercenaries in the armies of Egypt and Tyre (Jer. 46:9; Ezek. 30:5; 27:10). In a fragment […]
- Phut put
(1.) One of the sons of Ham (Gen. 10:6). (2.) A land or people from among whom came a portion of the mercenary troops of Egypt, Jer. 46:9 (A.V., “Libyans,” but correctly, R.V., “Put”); Ezek. 27:10; 30:5 (A.V., “Libya;” R.V., “Put”); 38:5; Nahum 3:9.
Latin pro hac vice (for this purpose)
interjection an expression of appreciation for an attractive person Usage Note slang